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Texas puts Daniel Acker to death, the second execution in two days

Acker was convicted in the 2000 murder of his girlfriend in East Texas. Her body was found on the side of the road after neighbors said they saw him abduct her.

Daniel Acker is set for execution on Thursday, Sept. 27 for the 2000 death of his girlfriend in Hopkins County.

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