Karl Eugene Chamberlain

 

Age: 37

 

Summary: Texas man convicted in the 1991 rape and capital murder of 30-year-old Felecia Prechtl, shot to death in the head at her Dallas apartment during an attempted robbery, who became the first inmate put to death this year in the nation's most active capital punishment state since the U.S. Supreme Court lifted an unofficial nine-month moratorium on the death penalty in April after rejecting a legal challenge to the three-drug cocktail used in most executions for the past 30 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: June 20, 1970

 

Died: June 11, 2008

 

Location: Huntsville, Texas