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Man Executed For East Texas Murder

Man Executed For East Texas Murder

(KYTX) Huntsville - A man convicted of killing an East Texas man in 1990 has been executed in Huntsville.  50 Year old Rickey Lynn Lewis was convicted of shooting and killing George Ray Newman during a burglary at a Smith County home.

He was also found guilty of sexually assaulting Newman's common law wife.  Lewis' attorney claimed Lewis was mentally retarded, but the Supreme Court refused to weigh in on the case last week.

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