TEXAS (USA): CARROLL JOE PARR EXECUTED
May 7, 2013: Carroll Joe Parr, 35, Black, was executed in Texas with a lethal dose of pentobarbital for killing a fellow drug dealer, Joel Dominguez, 18,Â on Jan. 11, 2003.
Carroll was sentenced to death on June 4, 2004. Â Co-defendant E. Whiteside is serving a 15-year sentence for aggravated robbery. He testified against Parr.
Parr becomes the 5th inmate to be put to death this year in Texas, the 497th overall since the state resumed capital punishment on December 7, 1982, the 11th inmate to be put to death this year in the USA and the 1331st overall since the state resumed executions on December 7, 1982. (Sources: Associated Press & Rick Halperin, 07/05/2013)