Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 6:46 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Texas has executed its 500th inmate since the state resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982.

Kimberly McCarthy received lethal injection Wednesday evening for the 1997 slaying of her 71-year-old neighbor near Dallas.
 

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