Louisiana: Four for The Chair

Four for The Chair

Convicted Murderer Benjamin Berry, 31, went to the electric chair June 7, the first person executed in Louisiana in 28 months. Two days later Alvin Moore Jr., 27, executed for a rape-robbery-murder, became the second. Three days after that, Jimmy Glass, 25, convicted of shooting a rural couple to death, took the chair with a quip: "I'd just as soon be fishing." Then last week Glass's accomplice Jimmy Wingo, 35, declared both innocence and forgiveness ("I do still love you all in Christ") as he became the fourth person to be executed in the state in ten days.

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