Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Git 'er done

The killing happened 20 years ago.

Is he mentally impaired or not?

Justice will be served tonight unless stayed.

Actually it will be served either way.  If he is truly mentally impaired we can't execute him; if he isn't we can.

Killer of Texas police snitch set to die Tuesday 
By Michael Graczyk - Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Convicted killer Marvin Wilson is looking to the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from the Texas death chamber.

Attorneys for the 54-year-old Wilson say he's mentally impaired and should be spared from lethal injection in Huntsville Tuesday evening. The high court has barred execution of mentally impaired people.

State lawyers contend the single test that indicated mental impairment was faulty and the results are different in all other psychological testing of the Jefferson County man.

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