Texas ex­e­cutes man in­volved in ’04 death

Rus­sia

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - WEATHER DESK -

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A con­demned in­mate who in­sisted he wasn’t in­volved in a San An­to­nio “lovers’ lane” killing more than 14 years ago was ex­e­cuted Wed­nes­day for the slay­ing.

Juan Ed­ward Castillo, 36, re­ceived a lethal in­jec­tion for the fa­tal shoot­ing and rob­bery of a 19-year-old man that tes­ti­mony showed was car­ried out by Castillo and sev­eral friends on a se­cluded road where the vic­tim was en­ticed by the prom­ise of drugs and sex.

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