This week in 1987

June 1st, 2013 by admin

“It has taken me some time, but I have learned that I’m a part of everyone, and everyone is a part of me. And that no matter where I go or how I go, everyone goes with me.”

— Richard Tucker, convicted of murder, electric chair, Georgia.
Executed May 22, 1987

Tucker’s statement was the briefest captured in a collection of subpoenaed Georgia execution tapes, later made into the audio documentary “The Execution Tapes.” He was convicted in the kidnapping, rape, and murder of retired nurse Edna Sandefur.

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