Wednesday, September 21, 2011

TROY DAVIS EXECUTED AT 11:08 PM ET

FINAL UPDATE: Troy Davis, 42, was executed by lethal injection and died at 11.08 PM ET in Georgia. September 21, 2011 - Just minutes ago, at 10:18 PM Eastern Time, attorneys for Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis said that the U.S. Supreme Court has denied Davis's request for a stay of execution. The execution is expected to happen at any minute now. The Christian Science Monitor reports that Davis, a convicted cop-killer, "will be executed by way of lethal injection Wednesday night in Butts County, Georgia, despite appeals from thousands worldwide for his pardon." Davis was convicted in 1991 for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail (photo). RELATED: White Supremecist Executed For Texas Dragging Death - Houston Chronicle

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