Georgia Executes Man For Killing Doc Who Delivered Him

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In its first execution this year, Georgia today put to death J.W. “Boy” Ledford Jr. for the 1992 murder of his 73-year-old neighbor, Dr. Harry Johnston, the physician who delivered Ledford when he was born, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution after midnight for Ledford, 45, clearing the way for the . . .

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