Carl Henry Blue was executed by the state of Texas on February 21, 2013.  Carl was pronounced dead at 6:56 pm CDT, inside the execution chamber at the Walls Unit of the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas.  Carl was 48 years of age.  Carl was executed for the murder of 38-year-old Carmen Richards-Sanders on August 19, 1994, insider of her College Station apartment.  Carl doused Carmen with gasoline and lit her on fire.  Carmen died 19 days later.  A second person in the apartment, Larence Williams, was also doused in gasoline.  He survived his injuries.  Carl turned himself into the police, saying the incident was a prank.


Carl did not have a prior prison record.  Before his arrest, Carl worked as a laborer.


Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Carmen Richards-Sanders.  Please pray for peace and healing for Larence Williams and his family.  Please pray for the family of Carl Blue.