Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Shortly before the local polls closed, and with the rest of the nation focused on election returns, Texas took the time to execute its 332nd inmate since it reinstituted the death penalty in 1982. Lorenzo Morris, 52, who was unable to vote under Texas Law, was executed by lethal injection at around 6 p.m. local time. Morris had been convicted in 1990 of slashing the throat of a 70-year old man in a robbery gone bad. For more, click here.