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Kenneth Morris - Texas - Scheduled Execution
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Start : Wednesday 4 March 2009, 22:00
End : Wednesday 4 March 2009, 22:00

Kenneth Morris - Texas Scheduled Execution for March 4, 2009

Victims: James Moody Adams

The Crime: Convicted in the robbery and murder of James Moody Adams of Houston. Morris and two accomplices kicked in the door to Adams home while he and his wife were sleeping in an upstairs bedroom. Adams awoke and confronted the intruders who demanded firearms. Adams told them he had no firearms in the house but would hand over all his m oney, approximately $1,800. When Adams gave Morris his money Morris shot him four times for no apparent reason. Adams wife hid in a closet during the robbery and shooting and was unharmed.

News: Texas has executed the convicted killer of a Houston man gunned down during a botched burglary.

Kenneth Wayne Morris, whose 38th birthday was Wednesday, was pronounced dead at 6:16 p.m.

He was condemned for the 1991 fatal shooting of James Adams, 63.

Evidence showed Morris and two companions who broke into Adamsí home thought the place contained numerous expensive weapons but got disoriented as they drove around the neighborhood and picked the wrong house.

Morris was the 10th condemned murderer executed in Texas this year and the second in as many nights to receive lethal injection in the nationís most active death penalty state.

Last Meal:
Fried chicken, fried okra, white cake with lemon icing and lemonade.

Final Statement: Yes, I have to say that I am sorry for all the pain that I have caused you and your family. I only have love in my heart. I hope that you can all forgive me. I pray that you can all forgive me. Thank you for standing by me and being there for me. I am ready to go home. My baby I will always be with you. I really am sorry.

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