July 8 - U.S. high court clears the way for Mexican man, convicted of rape, to be executed in Texas. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
Convicted merger on behalf -- the -- CA is XQ two in Texas. The US Supreme Court rejected a last minute stay of execution. The Obama administration wants to delay the execution due to concerns over international treaty violations. Garcia was convicted of breaking sixteen year old girl and then bludgeoning her to death in 1994. In Texas. He was executed by lethal injection at twenty -- two GMT. A spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice -- down his last statement. For years I have never thought that I deserved any type of forgiveness. Lord Jesus Christ in my life I know he has forgiven me I have accepted his again I had expected everything. Let this be final and be done I take the full blame for it. I am sorry and forgive me I am truly sorry. Life goes on and it certainly -- It is that I am sorry where the victims' families are what I did -- eight or give me. I don't know if you believe me life. Garcia's family and supporters had gathered at his family's home in Mexico to pray for a stay of execution of the US State Department argued unsuccessfully. That must have announced it will warm to his right to consular assistance from Mexican authorities. This was something he was entitled to under the Vienna convention on consular relations. The Garcia's execution Mexico and the US could face renewed diplomatic tensions. Right -- Tennessee returns.