Georgia Executes Fifth Convict This Year; State Says It Fixed Drug Issues


Georgia put Brian Terrell to death yesterday for the 1992 murder of a 70-year-old man, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. It took an hour for the nurse assigned to the execution to get IVs inserted into both of the condemned man's arms. She eventually put one into Terrell's right hand. Terrell winced several times, apparently in pain. After all the witnesses were seated and a prayer was offered, Terrell, 47, raised his head and mouthed, “Didn't do it,” to Newton County Sheriff Ezell Brown, who was sitting at the center of the front row.

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