Mario Rashad Swain was executed on November 8, 2012, by the state of Texas. Mario was pronounced dead at 6:39 pm CST, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Mario was 33 years of age. He was executed for the murder of 44-year-old Lola Nixon on December 27, 2002, during a robbery in her Longview, Texas home.
As a child, Mario was encouraged to watch pornography by his 16-year-old uncle. At the age of 12, Mario began to engage in criminal behavior. Prior to his arrest, Mario worked at a residential treatment home.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Lola. Please pray for the family of Mario.