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State of Texas executes Pablo Vasquez

The State of Texas executed Pablo Vasquez on Wednesday, April 6, 2016. He was convicted of killing 12-year-old David Cardenas in 1998 in Donna, Texas (Hidalgo County). Vasquez was 20 years old at the time of the crime.

Vasquez was the the sixth person executed in Texas this year.  To date, there have been 11 executions total nationwide.  At this time, there are seven additional executions scheduled to take place in Texas through October 2016.