Texas executed George Whitaker III tonight for the 1994 murder of his former girlfriend’s sister, Shakeitha Carrier, 16.
Whitaker was pronounced dead at 6:15 p.m.
Denard Manns is set for execution in Texas tomorrow and three more executions are scheduled in Texas next week. The last seven executions in the United States have all been in Texas.
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