Habeas corpus denied in Swearingen v. Texas

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<p>The Supreme Court this evening <a href=denied the application for stay of execution and petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed by Larry Swearingen in the capital case Swearingen v. Texas, 19-5640. Texas executed Swearingen, who was sentenced to death for the 1998 murder of Melissa Trotter, by lethal injection at 6:35 p.m. CDT.

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