This week in 1993

August 30th, 2013 by admin

“I’m an African warrior, born to breathe and born to die.
[After a pause:] I feel the poison running now.”

— Carl Kelly, convicted of murder, lethal injection, Texas.
Executed August 20, 1993

Kelly, initially sentenced to prison for robbery, was released before the end of his term but couldn’t maintain his good behavior on the outside. Within the year, he was wanted for robbery and multiple murders. Kelly was convicted of capital murder for shooting a convenience store clerk and another man, then throwing their bodies off a cliff. His accomplice received a life sentence for murder with a deadly weapon.

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