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Texas executes Brent Brewer, who spent three decades on death row, for murder of Amarillo man

Brewer lost a clemency appeal earlier this week, despite one of his jurors pleading that his life be spared and an expert witness’ methods put into question. The U.S. Supreme Court declined to pause Brewer’s execution Thursday afternoon to hear arguments about the “junk science” used against him.

A still of Brent Brewer from a video provided by his attorneys.

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