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Execution date set for E. Texas murderer

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The execution date has been set for a convicted East Texas murderer.

Beunka Adams, and Richard Cobb were convicted for the 2002 murder of Kenneth Vandever.

The men abducted Vandever and two employees during a robbery of the BDJ convenience store in Rusk.

The two employees survived the attack.

On Monday, the Cherokee County District Attorney's office told KLTV that Adam's execution date has been set for March 8.

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