Posts Categorized: Jim Skelton

Execution Watch: Jerry Martin, December. 3

Jerry Martin By Execution WatchThe final execution of 2013 in Texas will take place Tuesday when Jerry Martin, a volunteer, is put to death.  Execution Watch will broadcast live coverage and analysis. RADIO SHOW PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCH Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast live: Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6-7 PM Central Time KPFT FM…read more

Execution Watch: Carl Henry Blue 2/21

Carl Henry Blue HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Prison workers are preparing for Thursday’s scheduled execution of Carl Henry Blue.  Barring a stay, his will be the 493rd execution during the modern era for Texas, where more than one-third of U.S. executions occur.  The radio program Execution Watch will carry coverage and commentary on the state killing,…read more

Larry Wooten to die despite retardation claim

Larry Wooten By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The state will end a more than two-month hiatus in executions Thursday by putting to death Larry Wooten of Paris, Texas, whose claim of mental retardation was credible enough for the state Court of Criminal Appeals to grant him a retrial. Execution Watch  will broadcast…read more