Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Strip Club killer thwarted in suicide attempt


Killeen, Texas strip club killer Richard Tabler has been moved to a psychiatric unit after attemptng suicide earlier this month.

Tabler was sentenced to death for murdering two people connected to the Teazers Strip Club in November 2004. His accomplice in the crime, 2004 East Newton High School graduate Timothy Doan Payne, a soldier at Fort Bragg at the time, was sentenced to life in prison.

Tabler was also at the center of a recent controversy concerning cellphones being smuggled to prisoners.

(KEYE photo)

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