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GA. inmate executed for 1979 murder

The lawfully ordered execution of Brandon Astor Jones for the 1979 murder of Roger Tackett was carried out this morning at 12:46 am at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia. The sentence was carried out after the United States Supreme Court denied Jones’ request for a stay of execution.

Information on Jones’ crimes and case history can be found at http://law.ga.gov/press-releases/2016-01-14/execution-date-set-brandon-astor-jones-convicted-murder