Rickey Lynn Lewis

Rickey Lewis, executed on April 9, 2013 for murder.

Texas Executes Man For 1990 Fatal Shooting, Rape

A Texas convict with a lengthy criminal history was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a man and raping the slain man’s fiancee during a home break-in more than 22 years ago.


Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

East Texas Man Set To Be Executed This Week

Rickey Lynn Lewis had been in and out of Texas prisons five times in the span of less than seven years.