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In the US, another criminal executed in the electric chair on Thursday, December 6. Reported by the Associated Press.
61-year-old David Earl Miller (David Earl Miller) spent 36 years behind bars in Tennessee in anticipation of the execution of the sentence. He was sentenced to capital punishment for murder in 1981: he finished with 23-year-old mentally ill woman.
The penalty was executed at 19:25 local time (4:25 Moscow time). According to WVLT, the last meal, the offender asked for fried chicken, mashed potatoes, biscuits and coffee.
According to BBC News, in court, hearing his petition for a method of execution, Miller recalled the incident in August. Then, after lethal injection, the criminal suffered a 20 minutes before you die. It is noted that Miller also raised the question of the execution.
Just over a month ago — 2 November — in the United States for the first time since 2013, a criminal was executed by electric chair. 63-year-old Wife of Edmund, also from Tennessee, asked about the alternative method.
In Tennessee the official form of execution is the lethal injection. However, for a crime committed before 1999 can instead choose the electric chair. To the Wife of such a method of execution in the region last used in 2007.
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