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People Executed by Tennessee - Philip Workman, Champ Ferguson, Daryl Holton, Robert Glen Coe, Anthony Blair, Sedley Alley (Paperback) Loot Price: R305
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Chapters: Philip Workman, Champ Ferguson, Daryl Holton, Robert Glen Coe, Anthony Blair, Sedley Alley, List of Individuals Executed in Tennessee. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 38. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Philip Ray Workman (1 June 1953 9 May 2007) was a death row inmate executed in Tennessee on May 9, 2007. He was convicted in 1982 for the murder of a police officer following a botched robbery of a Wendy's restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee, and sentenced to death by lethal injection. Workman's guilt remains controversial and questionable. Five of the jurors that convicted Workman in 1982 have since signed affidavits renouncing either the sentence or the verdict or both. They cited subsequent medical investigation and ballistics evidence, unheard during the trial, that suggested the fatal shot was inconsistent with the bullets in Workman's gun and has suggested possible accidental shots from other officers, though no official confirming statement was filed. Additionally, one prosecution eyewitness was found to have lied in his testimony, and during trial it was found that officers had covered up details concerning shots fired at the shooting of the slain officer. After his execution, Workman's last meal request received widespread media coverage. Workman requested that a vegetarian pizza be given to a homeless person but the prison officials denied this request. Subsequently, local homeless shelters received several hundred pizzas donated by residents who heard about the request. On June 9, 2009, singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith memorialized Workman's case in the song "Not Innocent Enough," to which John Prine contributed the coda in voiceover, "My name is Philip Workman. I was not innocent enough." Born in 1953 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Philip Workman grew up with his ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=995296

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-52649-0
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-52649-7
Barcode: 9781157526490

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