Texas executes 500th prisoner, Kimberly McCarthy (audio)

Texas operates the busiest execution chamber in the United States and Wednesday it put to death its 500th inmate, a woman named Kimberly McCarthy, since the death penalty was reintroduced in 1976. (Audio coverage below.)


Jacob Santillan
Jacob Santillan

Jacob Santillan is a reporter out of Houston, Texas. He is a veteran of the Iraq War, a former educator and now a radio broadcast journalist with the Houston Pacifica affiliate KPFT and Pacifica's Free Speech Radio News.