Family: Texas' 500th Execution Simply Justice Family and friends of Dorothy Booth waited 16 years — enduring two trials and countless appeals — for the measure of closure that came Wednesday evening when the woman who brutally beat and fatally stabbed their loved one was executed for her crime.
Victim's Relatives Shocked, Saddened By Texas Woman's Death Penalty ReprieveRelatives of a slain Texas woman who were en route to the convicted killer's execution this week were stunned to get a call that a state judge had halted the punishment.
Texas Woman's Execution First In US Since 2010 A Texas woman convicted of the gruesome slaying and robbery of her neighbor, a retired 71-year-old college psychology professor, is set to be the first woman put to death in the United States since 2010.

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