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HUNTSVILLE (AP) — Convicted assassin Terry Edwards is scheduled for execution Thursday night time after 6 p.m., after greater than thirteen years on dying row.
Edwards was seen holding a gun when fleeing from a suburban Dallas Subway sandwich store after a theft the place two staff have been fatally shot.
He was noticed ditching the weapon in a trash can close by and was carrying greater than $three,000 in a Subway bag when he was arrested a short while later.
Attorneys for the forty three-yr-previous Edwards say he didn’t do the 2002 shootings and that he had poor authorized assist at his trial and in earlier appeals. They need a federal courtroom to cease his deadly injection set for Thursday night. Proof confirmed he labored on the retailer however was fired a number of weeks earlier for stealing from the money register.
Edwards has acknowledged being within the Subway in Balch Springs however blamed the shootings on a cousin.
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