The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an order Friday staying the execution of Tilon Carter, a Fort Worth man scheduled to be executed Tuesday. Carter, 37, was convicted for the robbery and 2004 slaying of James Tomlin, 89, a Bell Helicopter retiree.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an order Friday staying the execution of Tilon Carter, a Fort Worth man scheduled to be executed Tuesday. Carter, 37, was convicted for the robbery and 2004 slaying of James Tomlin, 89, a Bell Helicopter retiree. Star-Telegram archives
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an order Friday staying the execution of Tilon Carter, a Fort Worth man scheduled to be executed Tuesday. Carter, 37, was convicted for the robbery and 2004 slaying of James Tomlin, 89, a Bell Helicopter retiree. Star-Telegram archives

Fort Worth man who killed Bell retiree granted stay of execution

February 03, 2017 06:39 PM