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Texas Death Row Inmate Darlie Routier

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Darlie Routier was convicted of the June 1996 murder of her five-year-old son Damon inside the family's suburban Dallas home. Damon and his six-year-old brother Devon were stabbed to death while they slept with their mother in the downstairs family room.

Routier's husband, Darin, and infant son, Drake, slept through the attack in upstairs bedrooms and were not harmed.

Routier, who also suffered stab wounds that police claimed were self-inflicted, testified that she too slept through the attack on herself and her children and awoke only to see that back of a man fleeing the home. Prosecutors argued Routier killed her children because they interfered with the lifestyle she wanted to live.

Source: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

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