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Karla Faye Tucker

Karla Faye TuckerBorn: 18-Nov-1959
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 3-Feb-1998
Location of death: Huntsville, TX [1]
Cause of death: Execution
Remains: Buried, Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Female
Religion: Born-Again Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First woman executed in Texas since 1863

Denied clemency by Texas Governor George W. Bush.

[1] Huntsville State Prison, Huntsville, TX.

Father: Lawrence Tucker
Mother: Carolyn (d. 24-Dec-1979 drug abuse)
Sister: Kari Ann
Sister: Kathi Lynne
Husband: Stephen Griffith
Husband: Dana Lane Brown (prison chaplain, m. 1995 by proxy)
Boyfriend: Daniel Ryan Garrett (d. 1993 liver failure, while on Death Row)

    Alcoholics Anonymous Harris County Jail, Houston, TX
    Murder 1983 (convicted, two counts)
    Born-Again Christian Mountain View Prison, Gatesville, TX (1983)
    Assisted by the ACLU
    Risk Factors: Marijuana, Heroin, Alcoholism, Cocaine

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