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Execution Date Set For Texoma Man Convicted Of Murder

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GRAYSON COUNTY, TX -- A Texoma man convicted of murder will be executed early next year.
 
The Texas Department of corrections says the execution date for Lester Leroy Bower will be February tenth 2015.

Bower has used up all of his appeals and now it appears the state of Texas is ready to carry out it's punishment.

Bower was convicted in 1983 of killing four men in an airplane hanger near Sherman.

Prosecutors say bower shot the men when they caught him trying to steal an ultra light plane.

Bower testified he bought the aircraft but a Grayson county jury didn't believe him.

At 67 years old, Bower is one of the oldest death row inmates in Texas.