(CBSDFW.COM) – An execution date has been set for a Fort Worth man who was convicted in the 2005 murders of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son.
Stephen Barbee will be executed on October 2 by lethal injection, which is more than a decade after he was sentenced to death row.READ MORE: Dallas Baptist Falls 1 Game Short In Bid For 1st College World Series Berth
Lisa Underwood and her son, Jayden, were suffocated at their home in 2005 and then buried in Denton County, officials said.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: How Much Will Your Monthly Check Be?
Prosecutors said Barbee killed Underwood because he thought she was pregnant with his child, and that he didn’t want his wife to know.MORE NEWS: Workers In Texas And Other States Pushing Back Against Hospitals Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines
A DNA test later determined that he was not the father of the unborn child.