A new execution date has been set for John Battaglia, the man who killed his two children while his ex-wife listened helplessly on the phone.
Battaglia is set to die Feb. 1st in Huntsville.
The Texas Appeals Court had halted his scheduled Dec. 2016 execution to review his competency. A hearing last November determined he was competent.
Battaglia shot nine-year-old Faith and six-year-old Liberty more than 16 years ago in a Deep Ellum loft in an act of revenge against his ex-wife.