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Robert Wayne Holsey was convicted of the 1995 murder of Baldwin County sheriff's deputy Will Robinson. (Photo by MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Executed For Killing Deputy

Robert Wayne Holsey was convicted of the 1995 murder of Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy Will Robinson.

12/09/2014

File photo of a death chamber. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Ga. Board Grants Clemency To Death Row Inmate

Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man’s sentence the day before he was to be put to death.

07/09/2014

This undated photo shows the death chamber at the Georgia Diagnostic Prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Georgia Executes Murderer; First Since Botched Lethal Injection In Oklahoma

Marcus Wellons was sentenced to death in 1993 for the 1989 murder of his 15-year-old neighbor.

06/18/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Georgia Death Row Inmate Set To Die Tuesday

A Georgia death row inmate convicted of raping and strangling a 15-year-old girl is scheduled to be executed Tuesday.

06/15/2014

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts. (PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Set For Man In 1989 Rape And Murder Of Atlanta Teen

Marcus Wellons is scheduled to be put to death on June 17 for raping and strangling 15-year-old India Roberts.

05/28/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair

Tennessee has decided to bring back the electric chair.

05/22/2014

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ala. Can’t Execute Death Row Inmates After State Runs Out Of Lethal Injection Drug

Alabama can’t execute death row inmates because the state has run out of the critical first drug given at the start of each lethal injection, authorities said Tuesday.

03/26/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Georgia High Court Hears Arguments In Hill Case

Lawyers for the state and for a Georgia death row inmate sparred Monday over whether prisoners awaiting execution should have access to information about where the state gets its death penalty drug.

02/17/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ga. To Use Compounding Pharmacy For Execution Drug

The state of Georgia plans to use a compounding pharmacy to get the drug needed for an execution scheduled for next week.

07/11/2013

File photo of a lethal injection death chamber in prison.  (credit: David J Sams/Getty Images)

Ga. Executes Man Who Killed College Students

A 38-year-old inmate convicted of killing two college students in 1995 was executed in Georgia on Thursday, apologizing to the families of both victims before being injected at a state prison.

02/22/2013

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