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Texas is scheduled to execute Ivan Cantu on Wednesday evening for the murder of his cousin and his cousin’s fiancée despite recent evidence raising questions about whether he is guilty or not. Cantu has received support from Texans, celebrities and faith leaders who have called for a closer look at the case after a key witness admitted to lying on...
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