Lewis, 50, was on death row for fatally shooting a man during a 1990 home burglary in East Texas. He also was convicted of raping the slain man's fiancee.
"Take me to my king," he said.
As the drug began taking effect, he said he could feel it "burning my arm."
"I feel it in my throat. I'm getting dizzy," Lewis said before he started to snore and, seconds later, lost consciousness.
-- Bill Miller