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Texas to execute woman accused of killing man for insurance money

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 00:38

Feb. 5 - Texas prepares to execute Suzanne Basso, 59, for killing a disabled man to collect his insurance money. Gavino Garay reports.

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Suzanne Basso, who was convicted of killing a mentally disabled man to collect insurance money in 1998 is slated for execution Wednesday evening. If it goes ahead as planned, she will be the 14th female put to death in the country since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. She was convicted of leading a plot to kidnap, torture Louis "Buddy" Musso, to death -- later found in this ditch outside Houston. The 59 year-old, is set to be put to death by lethal injection at 6 pm local time in Texas.

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Texas to execute woman accused of killing man for insurance money

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 00:38