Texas executes homeless man over 1997 murder

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October 31, 2008 03:07

 
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Proclaiming his innocence, an unemployed trucker was executed Thursday for the fatal stabbing and robbery of a woman he said had given him food, clothing and money after she spotted him on a street corner holding a cardboard sign offering to work for food. As he had done for years, Gregory Wright pinned the murder of Donna Vick on John Adams, a fellow homeless man also convicted of murdering Vick and sentenced to die. "My only act or involvement was not telling on him. John Adams was the one that killed Donna Vick," Wright said from the death chamber gurney. "... I was in the bathroom when he attacked. I ran into the bedroom. By the time I came in, when I tried to help her with first aid it was too late." Wright was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m., nine minutes after the lethal drugs began to flow.

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