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Texas Prosecutor: Indiana Suspect History Unknown

Texas prosecutors may not have offered a suspected serial killer such a lenient prison sentence in a 2009 sexual assault case had they known about his conviction on a similar charge in Indiana five years earlier, a district attorney’s spokesman said Monday.

10/27/2014

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Suspected Serial Killer With Texas Ties Refuses To Answer Judge

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he’d spend “the rest of his life” in jail unless he cooperates.

10/22/2014

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Texas, Indiana Police Retrace Suspected Serial Killer’s Steps

Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades.

10/21/2014

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Texas Looks At Cases After Jury Convicts Man Of 3 Serial Murders

Texas is looking at old cases after a jury convicts a man of three serial murders. Samuel Little, 74, is believed to have committed at least 40 killings since 1980.

09/02/2014

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Serial Killer Executed With Texas’ New Drug Supply

A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers’ demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug.

04/03/2014

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Scant Evidence Of Threats To Execution Drugmakers

State prison officials have offered scant evidence to support their claim that pharmacies that supply Texas with execution drugs would be in danger of violence if their identities were made public.

04/03/2014

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FBI Seeks Texas Travels Info On Confessed Killer

The FBI has asked for the public’s help in tracking where a confessed serial killer traveled in Texas before his capture and eventual suicide.

08/13/2013

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FBI Wants Info About Suspected Serial Killer Who Traveled In Texas

The FBI in Dallas is seeking information from people who may have had contact with confessed Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes during his Texas travels last year.

01/17/2013

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FBI Seeking Public’s Help With Serial Killer’s Movements In Texas

The FBI is asking for the public’s help in figuring out what an infamous serial killer was doing in North Texas. Israel Keyes, who confessed to as many as eight murders, spent time in Azle, Aledo and Cleburne in 2012.

01/17/2013

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Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To 2 More Murders

A Texas trucker who kept a torture dungeon in the cab of his long-haul rig has avoided the death penalty by accepting life prison sentences for murdering a hitchhiking couple two decades ago.

03/30/2012

Dorothea Puente headshot, landlady convicted of murdering tenants (AP Photo)

Pen Pal With A Serial Killer?

Imagine being a pen pal to one of California’s most notorious serial killers and not even knowing it? That’s what a Tyler woman discovered about her friendship with an elderly inmate.

11/16/2010