- Associated Press - Monday, May 23, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A convicted killer on death row for a January 1996 fatal robbery in the Texas Hill Country is set to die later this summer.

Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said Monday the agency has received court documents setting 42-year-old Jeffrey Wood for lethal injection Aug. 24.

Wood’s 2008 execution was stopped by a federal judge for testing to determine if Wood was mentally competent for capital punishment. Testing showed he was competent and other courts now have upheld those findings.

Wood was convicted under the Texas law of parties, which makes the participant in a capital murder equally culpable of the crime. Evidence showed his roommate, Daniel Reneau, fatally shot 31-year-old Kerrville store clerk Kriss Keeran. Both men then robbed the store.

Reneau was executed in 2002.



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