Don't Mess with Texas

The table to the right contains a list of the ten counties around the U.S. where capital crimes have historically resulted in the highest number of executions. Five of the top 10 counties are located in Texas. Two are in Oklahoma. In fact, if Harris County, Texas were a state, it would lead the rest of the country in executions and would log many more executions than most nation-states. 

The 10 Counties That Kill The Most People

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