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Andre Thomas

Blind Justice

Andrea Lyon | Posted 04.24.2013 | Crime
Andrea Lyon

In the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy, many are wondering where our mental health system has gone awry. The state of Texas's desire to kill Andre Thomas shows that we are a long way from where we need to be.

Simon McCormack

Man Who Dug Out His Eyes Not 'Insane' Enough To Avoid Death Row | Simon McCormack | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime

How insane does one have to be to avoid being executed? That's the question asked by longtime capital punishment lawyer Marc Bookman in an essay pu...

How Crazy Is Too Crazy For Execution? | Posted 02.12.2013 | Crime

Andre Thomas was convicted of killing his estranged wife and their two children, a 4-year-old boy and 13-month old girl. With an extensive background ...

Andre Thomas, Inmate Who Ate His Own Eye, Ruled Sane By Texas Judge

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HOUSTON — A condemned Texas inmate who removed his only eye and ate it in a bizarre outburst several months ago on death row is "crazy," yet san...

Andre Thomas, Texas Death Row Inmate, Pulls Out Eye, Eats it

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HOUSTON — A Texas death row inmate with a history of mental problems pulled out his only good eye and told authorities he ate it. Andre Thomas, ...