Texas executes man for murder of three children in house fire

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Posted: Nov 18, 2015 7:48 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas on Wednesday executed a 36-year-old man convicted of killing his daughter and two stepdaughters in a mobile home blaze in 2000.

Raphael Holiday was put to death by lethal injection at the state's death chamber in Huntsville and pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m., a prisons official said.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Sandra Maler)