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Texas executes musician Ray Jasper for murdering studio manager

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed on Wednesday aspiring rap musician Ray Jasper, who was convicted of slitting the throat and stabbing to death a music studio owner in San Antonio so that he could rob him of equipment.
/ Source: Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed on Wednesday aspiring rap musician Ray Jasper, who was convicted of slitting the throat and stabbing to death a music studio owner in San Antonio so that he could rob him of equipment.

Jasper was pronounced dead at 6:31 p.m. CDT (19.31 p.m. ET) after receiving a lethal injection at state's death chamber in Huntsville, the state's Department of Criminal Justice said.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Eric Walsh)