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Old 03-31-2014, 11:46 AM
 
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One of the nations worst serial killers with up to 50 victims scheduled to die in under a week.

UPDATED: Death Watch: Most Notorious: Serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells scheduled for execution - News - The Austin Chronicle

On April 3, Sells is slated to become the 5th inmate put to death in Texas this year, and the 513th inmate executed since reinstatement of the death penalty.


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Old 03-31-2014, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
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Why in the hell it took 15 years I don't know...should've just taken him out behind the courthouse and put a shot in his head. Quick, cheap, and gets exactly what he deserves.
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Old 04-01-2014, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Idaho
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That's actually pretty good compare to other states, where people have been sitting on death row longer then I've been alive(25 years).
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Old 04-01-2014, 04:15 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn,NY
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That's actually pretty good compare to other states, where people have been sitting on death row longer then I've been alive(25 years).
I remember seeing the story about him on a true crime show. Very scary individual. Many inmates sit for decades. Richard "The Night stalker" Ramirez is an example of this. Sat on Death row 20 + years, Antagonized the court with antics during the trial, And even got married until he died from liver failure last year.
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Old 04-01-2014, 04:41 PM
 
Location: West Phoenix
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should have been worm food a decade ago
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Old 04-01-2014, 08:22 PM
 
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On April 3, Sells is slated to become the 5th inmate put to death in Texas this year, and the 513th inmate executed since reinstatement of the death penalty.
Wow, five in four months!?!? We can't seem to get our state moving on our death row inmates and here Texas is with an express lane.
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:30 AM
 
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Old 04-02-2014, 01:22 PM
 
Location: Northern Illinois
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Buy a big jug of Draino - mission accomplished. Disclosure done, cheap, effective, enough left over for a couple more. Next.....
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Old 04-02-2014, 09:51 PM
 
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Wow, five in four months!?!? We can't seem to get our state moving on our death row inmates and here Texas is with an express lane.
I'm not really for the death penalty, but I'm not exactly against it either in cases where there is no question of guilt and the crime is heinous. This guy definitely fits the bill.

I think law enforcement in Texas believe that if a law is on the books, it will be followed. If a jury convicts someone to the death penalty, he or she will get their appeals, but eventually the state will take their life in accordance with the jury's verdict. I don't think too many people would be happy if someone lived so long on death row he ended up dying of natural causes like Richard Ramirez.

That being said, I would be perfectly happy if Texas abolished the death penalty, or only reserved it for the truly heinous rape/murder/torture type crimes where guilt is not even in question. What many don't realize is that we didn't even have life without parole until a few years ago, so many of the people being executed actually could have conceivably been released from prison after 35 years, and even less time served prior to the mid-1990s. We now have the life without parole option for capital murder.
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Old 04-02-2014, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Dublin, CA
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He is a wonderful man who has ALOT to support and give society. You people are NOTHING but worthless animals. Live and let live. I'm telling you, let him out of jail and he is going to make a better mouse trap. I guarantee you that.
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