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Texas executed Larry Swearingen for a 1998 Texas slaying. His lawyer says bad science got him on death row.

Swearingen consistently maintained his innocence in the strangling death of 19-year-old Melissa Trotter. Texas prosecutors, however, had no doubt he was her killer.

Larry Swearingen.
Family photos of Melissa Trotter, the 19-year-old college student who disappeared from campus on Dec. 8, 1998 and was found …

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