Georgia executes man for beating death over car keys

By REUTERS
April 1, 2016 05:32

 
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ATLANTA, March  - The US state of Georgia executed a man on Thursday convicted of beating another man to death with a wooden closet rod in 1994, a prison spokeswoman said.

Joshua Bishop, 41, who had also admitted to being involved in a second murder, died by injection at 9:27 p.m. (0127 GMT) at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, said Lisa Rodriguez-Presley, a spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Corrections.

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