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06.06.07

Death Row Inmate Plans To Have Last Laugh

A death row inmate, convicted of murdering an Amarillo couple, plans to tell some jokes before he is executed.  

Patrick Knight is accepting jokes mailed to him on death row.

Knight says he will read the funniest joke as his final words.

Knight fatally shot his neighbors, Walter and Mary Werner outside of Amarillo.

Randall County Sheriff Joel Richardson says quote "Knight's attempt to make a joke at the execution is sick."

Knight says telling a joke is his way to ease the tension on death row.

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