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State of Texas Executes Mario Swain

On November 8, 2012, the State of Texas executed Mario Swain for the 2002 murder of Lola Nixon in her home in Longview (Gregg County).  This was the 13th execution to take place in Texas this year, out of 37 nationwide.  Two executions are scheduled to take place on back-to-back days in Texas next week.

Read more as reported by the Associated Press (published by the Huffington Post).