On Monday, the Supreme Court refused to block the upcoming execution of convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad, 48. The Court did not issue a statement on why it refused to consider his appeal.
Muhammad was declared dead at 9:11pm EST on Tuesday for his role as mastermind of a three-week spree of killings in October 2002 in Maryland, Virginia and Washington.
“There were no complications; Mr. Mohammad was asked if he wished to make a last statement,” Traylor told reporters outside the the Greenville Correctional Center. “He did not acknowledge this or make a last statement whatsoever.” [ read more ]
His teenage accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo (who is now 24) is currently serving life in prison.