Texas Execution Wow, A Texas death row inmate reportedly shouted out “wow!” in the middle of his lethal injection for a murder in 2002.

“Life is death, death is life. I hope that someday this absurdity that humanity has come to will come to an end,” 29-year-old Richard Cobb told The Associated Press. “Life is too short. I hope anyone that has negative energy towards me will resolve that. Life is too short to harbor feelings of hatred and anger. That’s it, warden.”

He was convicted of murder for shooting Kenneth Vandever with a 20-gauge shotgun in East Texas more than 11 years ago. Two women were also shot in the incident but survived.

Cobb never denied that he shot Vandever, who was abducted during a convenience store robbery along with the women.

“Wow!” he shouted out loud as the drugs started to kick in.

“That is great. That is awesome! Thank you, warden! Thank you (expletive) warden!” he added, which were his final words before his head hit the pillow.

He was declared dead around 15 minutes later.

“Mr. Cobb has never disputed his involvement in the crimes, but explained that he acted out of fear of Adams, who orchestrated the crimes,” a court statement reads, according to Reuters.

For the 2002 murder, his accomplice, Beunka Adams, was also executed last year.

KWTX reported that Adams showed that he gave the orders during the holdup and carried out the abductions.

Assistant Attorney General Ellen Stewart-Klein said that Adams had “total participation in a capital murder and the moral culpability required of one sentenced to death,” the station reported

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