Texas executes man convicted of strangling woman while driving

Death row inmate Daniel Acker appears in a booking photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice September 27, 2018. Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas on Thursday executed a man convicted of kidnapping a woman in 2000 and choking her to death while he was driving, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a last-minute appeal by his lawyers who argued the death was an accident. Daniel Acker, 46, was put to death by lethal injection […]

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