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Georgia puts convict to death despite protest

Publié par Clifford Armion le 22/09/2011

Richard Fausset

"Reporting from Jackson, Ga. Despite his claims of innocence and a roster of high-powered supporters, Troy Davis was executed late Wednesday night for the 1989 murder of an off-duty Savannah, Ga., police officer. "Strapped to a gurney in the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison about four hours after his scheduled 7 p.m. execution, Davis, 42, lifted his head and used some of his last words to deny his guilt to the family of the victim, Mark MacPhail. "The incident that night 22 years ago was not his fault, he said, according to media witnesses. He said he did not even have a gun." Read on...
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"Georgia puts convict to death despite protest", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 04/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/georgia-puts-convict-to-death-despite-protest