Their individual survivals depend on their mutual support.
Inmate Wilcher ate his last meal at approximately He has requested no sedative and has chosen not to participate in communion.
Inmate Wilcher remains under observation. As reported earlier, Wilcher is somber and quiet. October 18, Scheduled Execution of Bobby G. News Briefing Parchman, Miss. Visits with Inmate Bobby G.
Currently visiting with Inmate Bobby G. He declined all but the coffee. Inmate Wilcher ate two oranges. He had access to the phone from 8: Last Meal Inmate Wilcher requested the following as his last meal: Two dozen jumbo fried shrimp with tarter sauce and ketchup, two large orders of fried onion rings and french fries, one raw regular onion, six pieces of garlic bread, two 32 oz.
News Network Jackson Clarion-Ledger. It took 24 years for Wilcher's execution to be carried out, but it took only about 11 minutes for him to die by lethal injection for the slayings of Katie Bell Moore and Velma Odell Noblin.
Both mothers were stabbed more than 20 times each. He was acting like the other seven executions I have been involved in," Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps said. Wilcher, 43, did not expect another stay, corrections officials said.
Supreme Court, about 90 minutes before the scheduled 6 p. He was pronounced dead at 6: In July, Wilcher received a last-minute reprieve from the U.
Supreme Court after the court said it needed more time to consider the case. He voluntarily gave up his federal appeals in June but later tried to have them reinstated. When asked in the death chamber if he wanted to make a statement, Wilcher said, "I have none.
Wilcher killed Moore and Noblin after meeting them at a Forest bar. He persuaded them to drive him home and diverted them down a deserted road where he killed them. Wilcher never apologized for the slayings.
For the families of the victims, there finally is closure. He is now the circuit clerk. Wilcher said before his execution that he didn't want a sedative but changed his mind as the time neared.
Epps said Wilcher indicated he got only an hour of sleep Tuesday night because he was writing goodbye letters. Wilcher's attorney, Cliff Johnson, who witnessed the execution, said Wilcher spent his entire adult life in dehumanizing conditions but maintained the capacity to care deeply for other people, to show kindness and to demonstrate forgiveness and understanding.
About eight anti-death penalty activists gathered on the penitentiary grounds before the execution. Also, Johnson and his paralegal, as well as a spiritual adviser and prison chaplains, visited Wilcher in his cell, which was 19 steps from the execution chamber. Wilcher also made collect calls to Wells before her visit and to others.
Epps said Wilcher explained that it was Wells who got him interested in fighting to have his appeals reinstated. Epps said Wilcher told him Wells was a jury member in one of his trials.
He had been tried separately for each slaying. The Clarion-Ledger attempted to contact Wells but was told by a female who answered the telephone late Wednesday after the execution that she wasn't at home.Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and activist and SDS vet Carl Davidson, joined Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, Oct.
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