This week in 2008

October 1st, 2012 by admin

Asked if he’d like to make a final statement:
“For what? You motherf****** haven’t paid any attention to anything I’ve said in the last 22½ years, why would anyone pay any attention to anything I’ve had to say now?”

— Richard Cooey II, convicted of murder, lethal injection, Ohio.
Executed October 14, 2008

Cooey entered death row at age nineteen after his conviction for killing two college students with an accomplice in 1986. Before his death, his lawyers unsuccessfully argued that Cooey, by then age forty-one, was morbidly obese and medically unfit forexecution.

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