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8/3/05-Tyler

Convicted Killer Scheduled To Die

An execution date was set today for Rickey Lynn Lewis, 43.

He was convicted in 1997 of sexually assaulting a Tyler woman and killing her fiance during a home burglary.

Lewis got the death penalty. But, last year, his attorneys tried to convince a Smith County judge Lewis was mentally retarded.

Lewis is scheduled to die September 7th by lethal injection.

Julie Tam, reporting. jtam@kltv.com

 

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