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Newton Anderson Execution Set

An execution date has been set for a Smith County man who killed a New Harmony couple in 1999.

30 year old Newton Anderson was brought back to Smith County today from death row. He was convicted of capital murder in 2000 for robbing and murdering Frank and Bertha Cobb then setting their house on fire. He also raped Mrs. Cobb.

His execution date is set for February 22 of next year.

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