A Texas death row inmate was executed Wednesday for fatally stabbing an 89-year-old woman and her 71-year-old daughter after crashing into their home in Fort Worth on the pretext of doing any work for them more than 16 years.
64-year-old Billy Jack Krütinger received a lethal injection Wednesday night at a state penitentiary in Huntsville for the murders of Pearl Maguirek and her daughter Patricia Siren in 2003. In a last statement, four minutes later, thanked friends for thanking witness the execution.
"I am already at peace and ready to go and be with Jesus and my family," says Krutinger.
Then, when the lethal dose of pentobarbital began, he said he could feel it "in my left hand. Then it's some burning. ”
Then Krutinger began to cough and breathe heavily and then make a snore noise at least 29 times before stopping to move.
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Investigators allege that Crutsinger killed the two women and stole Syren's car and credit card. Police arrested Kruttinger three days later at a bar in Galveston, more than 300 miles away.
Michelle Hartman, one of the prosecutors at the Tiran County Prosecutor's Office, who convicted Krutzinger, said the jurors of Krutzinger's actions had nothing to do with alcohol but were the result of "evil."
Friends and family describe Maguirek, known as "RD", as a keen gardener. Siren volunteered as a receptionist at her church. Both women retired and lived together.
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 The crouper has been stopping down by a large number of lumps, many of them, a tendency to abuse when he drinks, according to a forensic psychologist's report hired by his attorneys.
In the months before the killings, Krustinger became homeless and increasingly desperate after his wife drove him away from their home and his mother, who allowed his behavior to stop helping him, according to the report.
When Krütinger realized that Maguerk and Siren did not have enough work to provide him with much financial relief, he fell into alcoholic rage, the report
"All his anger at being left to look after himself and that he took his safety net from him, then transferred it to the victims, "according to the report.
Krütinger is the 14th prisoner to date in the United States and the fifth in Texas, the nation's busiest capital punishment for the death penalty. Ten more executions are scheduled for Texas this year.
None of the Maguirek and Siren family members witnessed the execution.
“The defendant stabs two elderly women to death in his own home. They had offered him a chance for honest work. The loss of mother and daughter Pearl Magurk and Pat Siren are still deeply felt by their family and the Fort Worth community. Our sympathies and thoughts continue to be with them, "Hartman says in a statement.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Cratinger's lawyer's request to suspend the execution. death penalty.
"The jurors heard nothing of the protection that explained the disease of alcoholism in relation to the conduct of the crime," including such things as "a history of domestic violence and abuse and the repeated loss of significant Lydia Brand, the current lawyer for Krutzinger, writes in one of her applications to the Supreme Court.
Brand also claims that the lower courts wrongly denied funding for Kratzinger
The lower courts of appeal and The Texas Pardon Council and Paroles also declined to suspend the execution.
Investigators claim that DNA evidence tied Kruttinger to the killings, and he admitted. Who also cuts the hall has "useless" legal arguments in other cases and who has been dismissed from another client's case for death and has been barred from his case in federal court.
Brand claims that Ali has done similarly difficult work in at least six other death cases, Four of the prisoners have been executed. Former prison lawyer Bobby Woods also claims he was incompetent by Ali before Woods was executed in 2009.
In 2006, the Texas Criminal Court of Appeal removed Ali from his list of attorneys who were allowed to represent prisoners. with death sentences in their appeals. Ali died in 2017.
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"I'm doing the best I can, in all these cases," Ali tells American statesman Austin in 2006 history was part of a series that looked at the poor performance of court-appointed attorneys on death row appeals.
The Texas Attorney General called Shortsinger's allegations against Ali "speculative" since he did not identify any allegations that Ali should have been raised but not. The Attorney General's office also said that the Kratsinger case had received an "extensive review" during the appeal process.
Shannon Breum and the Fox News Associated Press contributed to this report.