Texas prison officials said a man on death row for 35 years for a Houston robbery where three people were shot and killed has died of natural causes.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said 60-year-old Max Soffar died Sunday at the infirmary at the Polunsky Unit prison, home of the state's male death row.
Soffar had said he was being treated for liver cancer.
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He was condemned in 1981, a year after the slayings of 17-year-old Arden Alane Felsher, her 17-year-old boyfriend, Tommy Lee Temple, and 25-year-old Stephen Allen Sims, an assistant manager at a bowling alley that was being robbed.
Soffar was retried in 2006 and convicted again.
Only six of the some 250 condemned inmates in Texas have served more time than Soffar.