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In a last-ditch attempt by Georgia’s lawyers are arguing before the Supreme court of the u.s. in order to prevent a man being put to death for the 1996 murder attempt failed and he was executed on Thursday evening.
Marion Wilson, Jr., 42, was given a lethal injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson.
On the 28th of March 1996, the witness said Wilson, Robert Earl Butts Jr. the victim, a 24-year-old, Donovan Corey Parks, a trip to a Walmart. As soon as the three of them were in the car, with the rear in the front passenger seat and Wilson in the back, they are forced out of the Parks out of the car, shot him and stole his vehicle.
Butts, 40, who was convicted and sentenced for the murder was carried out in May of 2018.
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Wilson’s defense attorneys argued that the death penalty was unconstitutional because, she said, Ass was the actual shooter, and that Wilson claimed that he had no prior knowledge of the killing.
During Wilson’s trial, Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright, told members of the jury, that the defendant “blew [the victim’s] brains on the side of the road.” However, Bright said the Ass it was to the gunman when the man is in the process — and the lawyers for each of the men had been caught in this apparent contradiction.
“The public prosecutor’s office is deliberately misleading argument to the jury is a rank violation of Mr. Wilson’s constitutional right to a fair and reliable sentencing proceeding,” Wilson’s attorneys wrote.
Prosecutors explained these claims, saying that the court had rejected the notion in the earlier proceedings and, therefore, that they were contrary to.
Wilson’s attorneys signed on to the superior courts of Georgia, the Supreme Court may, before pleading to the Supreme court of the u.s., all of whom declined Wilson’s request to be pardoned.
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The State Board of Pardons and Paroles, the only organization with the power to commute a sentence of death, and ultimately confirmed the death sentence on Thursday, after a closed-door court hearing on Wednesday.
Wilson is the second prisoner executed in Georgia this year.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.