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Michael Yowell

The execution gurney sits empty inside the death chamber at Huntsville. (credit: AP Photo)

Texas Executes Lubbock Man Who Killed Parents

The execution of 43-year-old Michael Yowell was carried out Wednesday evening in Huntsville after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal

10/09/2013

The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Texas Reveals Execution Drug’s Origin

Texas prison officials say they’re using a compounding pharmacy to obtain the drug used during executions.

10/02/2013