Executions · Famous Last Words · Texas

FLW: Child Killer finally confesses to murdering sisters

Famous Last Words Dennis Thurl Dowthitt Texas March 7, 2001 “I am so sorry for what y'all had to go through. I am so sorry for what all of you had to go through. I can't imagine losing two children. If I was y'all I would have killed me. You know? I am really so… Continue reading FLW: Child Killer finally confesses to murdering sisters

Executions · Vietnam

Postcard featuring beheading executions

March 7, 1905 Vietnam Two murderers are executed Little is known about the crimes or the execution except what is captioned on this macabre postcard: "Exécution capitale de deux assassins annamites le 7 mars 1905 avant l'abolition de la peine de mort" (Execution of the two Vietnamese murders on 7th March 1905 before the abolition… Continue reading Postcard featuring beheading executions

Famous Last Words · Texas

FLW: You can taste [the lethal injection drugs]

Famous Last Words Keith Thurmond Texas March 7, 2012 “All I want to say is I’m innocent. I didn’t kill my wife. I swear to God I didn’t kill her. Go ahead and finish it off. (As the drugs began to flow) You can taste it.” Thurmond was executed for the murder of his estranged… Continue reading FLW: You can taste [the lethal injection drugs]