This week in 1986

August 29th, 2013 by admin

”Goodbye to my family; I love all of you, I’m sorry for the victim’s family. I wish I could make it up to them. I want those out there to keep fighting the death penalty.”

— Randy Woolls, convicted of murder, lethal injection, Texas.
Executed August 20, 1986

Woolls struck, stabbed, and set fire to ticket-taker Betty Stotts during the robbery of a drive-in theater. He said he was under the influence of Valium and beer at the time. During his execution, he helped technicians find a vein they could use for the injection.

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