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Georgia executes Troy Davis after his last pleas fail

From NBC news:

JACKSON, Ga.Troy Davis was put to death by lethal injection late Wednesday for the 1989 murder of an off-duty police officer, maintaining his innocence until the end after convincing thousands of it, but not the justice system.

Davis was declared dead at 11:08 p.m. EDT, a prison official said. Full story