There are numerous competing stories regarding the life and persona of Karla Faye Tucker. There is one camp that considers her to be one of the vilest killers in modern Texas history. Then there is another camp who believes that she underwent a religious conversion in prison and that her life should have been spared. Karla Faye Tucker murdered two people in 1983. She would convert to Christianity upon entering prison and a movie was produced that chronicled her life and reformation.
Fifteen years after she committed her crime she would be put to death by lethal injection. Did she really change? Does it even matter? This is the story of Karla Faye Tucker, one that resonates almost twenty years after her execution.