Wednesday, April 17, 2024
2012

Mario Swain Executed in Texas

Mario Swain, Texas

Mario SwainThe state of Texas executed Mario Rashad Swain on November 8, 2012. Mario was pronounced dead at 6:39 pm local time inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Mario was 33 years of age. He was convicted and executed for the murder of 44-year-old Lola Nixon on December 27, 2002, during a home robbery in Longview, Texas. Mario spent the last eight years of his life on death row in Texas.

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.

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