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More than half of the Texas House wants to stop the execution of Melissa Lucio, convicted of killing her toddler

Despite substantive doubts surrounding the cause of her child’s death and a suspect “confession” obtained after hours of interrogation, Lucio is set to be executed next month for killing her 2-year-old daughter.

State Rep. Jeff Leach, R-Plano, speaks during a press conference discussing the case of Melissa Lucio and the public push fo…
Melissa Lucio pictured with her her daughters Mariah and Adriana.

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