Sep 21, 2012, 10:18 AM EDT
Robert Wayne Harris, 40, an ex-con who confessed to killing five people at a Dallas-area car wash during a robbery in March 2000, was executed on Thursday evening in Lubbock, Texas. But before he went, Harris joined the small group of people who have uttered well wishes for their favorite sports teams as a part of their last words on Earth.
Apparently, Harris was a baseball fan.
Harris expressed love to his brother and three friends who were watching through a window.
“I’m going home. I’m going home,” Harris said. “Don’t worry about me. I’ll be alright. God bless, and the Texas Rangers, Texas Rangers.”
Bizarre. But this isn’t the first time this has happened.
May 22, 2007: Robert Charles Comer, 50. “Yes, go Raiders.”
June, 2000: John Albert Burks, 44. “The Raiders are going all the way y’all.”
April 25, 2007: James Filiaggi. “When the Browns are in the Super Bowl in the next five years, you’ll know I’m up there doing my magic.”
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