White supremacist John King executed in Texas after 20 years on death row

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White supremacist John William King has been executed in Texas. He was one of three men convicted of the 1998 murder of a black man. James Byrd Jr. was beaten, chained to a truck and dragged for miles. His murder partly prompted Congress to pass hate crime legislation in 2009.

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