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Texas executes convicted killer with IQ of 67
Texas executes convicted killer with IQ of 67

A Texas inmate who had been described as intellectually disabled by civil rights advocates was put to death Thursday, officials said. Robert Ladd, 57, was pronounced dead at 7:02 p.m. at Texas State Penitentiary in Huntsville, according to a spokeswoman for the state Department of Criminal Justice. The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied his attorney's request for a stay of execution. Ladd was convicted of killing Vicki Ann Garner of Tyler, Texas, in 1996, beating her with a hammer, robbing her and setting her body on fire, correctional records say.  In his final statement, Ladd apologized to Garner's family and asked them to find solace in something other...

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