Texas executes 'ice pick killer' for 1979 rape and murder

Texas executes 'ice pick killer' for 1979 rape and murderBy Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas on Wednesday executed a man dubbed the “ice pick killer” for the weapon he used to murder a woman in 1979, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal from his lawyers, who argued his veins were too compromised for a lethal injection. Danny Bible, 66, was put to death at the state’s death chamber in Huntsville. Bible made no last statement, a prisons official said.



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