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Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia despite pleas for clemency


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Kelly Gissendaner executed in Georgia despite pleas for clemency

Kelly Gissendaner has been executed in the state of Georgia in the United States.

She became the first woman to be executed in the state for 70 years.

Gissendaner was convicted of murder for persuading her lover to kill her husband in 1997.

Despite interventions from the Pope and her children
the sentence was carried out.

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