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Larry Swearingen Gets Reprieve

MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated PressJan. 26, 2009, 12:28PM HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A federal appeals court has stopped this week’s scheduled execution of a man condemned for abducting, raping and strangling a 19-year-old suburban Houston woman 10 years ago.Larry Swearingen, 37, faced lethal injection Tuesday evening for the death of Melissa Trotter, […]

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Texas Death Penalty Machinery Set to "High" as Executions Resume

14 Executions Scheduled Over the Next Four Months FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, January 14, 2009 CONTACT: Kristin Houlé, Executive Director 512-441-1808 (office); 202-494-3578 (cell) https://tcadp.org/undefined/ (Austin, Texas) – The first U.S. execution of 2009 is scheduled to take place today in the state of Texas. Curtis Moore is set to be put to death for the […]