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  • Condemned Dallas carjacker set to die Thursday; 9th execution in Texas in 2004

    03/04/2004 7:11:04 AM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 60 replies · 2,146+ views
    Associated Press ^ | March 4, 2004 | Associated Press Staff
    Condemned Dallas carjacker set to die Thursday07:10 AM CST on Thursday, March 4, 2004Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas - Frank Meziere had watched a Dallas Mavericks basketball game at a restaurant with a friend and before heading home stopped at a self-service car wash to clean his black Mustang convertible. The 23-year-old Plano stockbroker, a 1996 Texas A&M University graduate, never made it home. His body was found the next day, March 26, 1998, along the side of a road in an industrial area of Oak Cliff, an area of south Dallas. He had been shot in the head 10 times....
  • Man is put to death for killing an assistant DA

    03/04/2004 7:24:52 AM PST · by Born Conservative · 8 replies · 189+ views
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 3/4/2004 | Michael Graczyk
    HUNTSVILLE - After trying to console his mother, convicted killer Marcus Cotton was executed Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a Houston-area assistant district attorney during a robbery attempt 7 1/2 years ago. "Well, Mom, sometimes it works out like this," Cotton said from the death chamber gurney as his mother, who was among the witnesses, watched through a window. "When you are dealing with reality, real is not always what you want it to be." Cotton, 29, a native of the Houston suburb of Missouri City, told his relatives to take care of themselves and that he loved...