'Tourniquet Killer' Anthony Shore, who terrorized Houston area, set to die (Report)



A convicted sex offender whose signature killing method prompted him to be dubbed Houston’s “Tourniquet Killer” is set to die by lethal injection Wednesday evening, barring any late legal action. 

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Anthony Allen Shore, 55, will be the seventh Texas inmate to be executed this year. When he was arrested in 2003, he confessed to killing a 21-year-old woman by twisting a cord from a window blind around her neck and dumping her in the drive-thru lane of a Dairy Queen in 1991. 

“He said, ‘I have a tip for you. There’s a serial killer on the loose.'”

– Barbara Robertson, KPRC assignment manager

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