{FD} Ailing Texas inmate wants execution by firing squad or gas

A 66-year-old Texas death row inmate who confessed to four slayings and at least nine rapes is set for lethal injection Wednesday evening amid concerns from his lawyers that multiple health issues make it likely his execution will be botched and cause him unconstitutional pain.

{FD} Man who stuffed Lubbock woman’s body into luggage set to die

Attorneys for a condemned Texas inmate who became known as the “suitcase killer” looked to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution set for Tuesday evening for the slaying of a 29-year-old Lubbock woman whose battered,...body was stuffed into a new piece of luggage and tossed in the trash.