Of the roughly 450 inmates who die in Texas prisons each year, about 100 are laid to rest in Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery in Huntsville.
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Patrick Michels tells the tale of Jeffrey Holliman who survived for a year in the woods near Nacadogches County by ransacking his neighbors.
Texas’ largest prison guard union is calling for a partial end to the controversial use of solitary confinement on death row.
In which discuss Alex Hannaford’s recent piece about death row inmate Larry Swearingen then dive straight into the current state of capital punishment in Texas.
Nine forensic experts say Swearingen is on death row for a murder he couldn’t have committed, yet Texas courts won’t grant a new trial.