Texas scheduled to carry out first US execution since botched Oklahoma lethal injection

  • by: MICHAEL GRACZYK , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 12, 2014 - 5:51 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas will carry out on Tuesday the first U.S. execution since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month unless attorneys for a man convicted of murdering a Houston bank teller can convince a court that he runs the same risk of the punishment going awry.

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