Texas executes its oldest death row inmate, 78, for killing a Houston police officer
Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, was put to death at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. He was condemned for the June 1990 fatal shooting of Houston police officer James Irby, a nearly 20-year member of the force.cbsnews.com
Oldest Texas death row inmate executed for officer’s death
Texas’ oldest death row inmate was executed Thursday for killing a Houston police officer during a traffic stop nearly 32 years ago. Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. The U.S. Supreme Court had declined a request by Buntion’s attorneys to stop his execution.news.yahoo.com
‘We’ve been waiting for this’: Widow of HPD cop killed during traffic stop 30 years ago speaks out after execution date set for husband’s killer
Carl Wayne Buntion, who was convicted of killing Houston police officer James Irby during a 1990 traffic stop, is scheduled to be executed April 21, the Harris County district attorney announced Tuesday.