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Texas executes Troy Clark, the first of two scheduled executions in two days

Clark was convicted in the Tyler murder of Christina Muse, whose body was found stuffed in a cement-filled barrel months after her death. Death penalty opponents say his conviction rested too heavily on a co-defendant's testimony.

Troy Clark is set to be executed on Wednesday, Sept. 26 for the 1998 drowning death of a woman in Tyler.

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