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PREVIEW: KETK speaks with death-row inmate


POSTED: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 10:02am

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 12:19pm

KETK speaks with death-row inmate, Richard Cobb

Wednesday night on KETK News at 10, KETK speaks with death-row inmate, Richard Cobb.

Cobb has been sitting on death row for the past 10 years.

Cobb and his accomplice, Benuka Adams, who was executed last year, were the parties responsible for the September 2002 brutal murder of a mentally-challenged customer in a Rusk convenience store, Kenneth Vandever, 24.

Cobb and Adams also kidnapped two female clerks from the store and took the women and Vandever to a field in Cherokee County where at least one woman was raped and all three were shot from behind after being forced to their knees.

Vandever was killed as as result of the shooting and the women survived.

Cobb is scheduled to be executed Thursday, April 25, at 6:00 p.m., by lethal injection after having exhausted all his appeals.

Tune in to KETK News at 10 for the full report.

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