Texas executes man for beating delivery woman to death with bat

AUSTIN, Texas, March 27 Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:08pm EDT

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AUSTIN, Texas, March 27 (Reuters) - Texas executed a convicted murderer on Thursday for beating a delivery woman to death with baseball bat, stuffing her body in a dumpster and stealing her car, a Department of Criminal Justice spokesman said.

Anthony Doyle, 29, was pronounced dead at 6:49 p.m. CDT (2349 GMT) at the state's death chamber in Huntsville after receiving a lethal injection. He did not make a last statement. (Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

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