Casey McWhorter

Alabama executes Casey McWhorter for 1993 murder

BY: - November 16, 2023

The state of Alabama executed Casey McWhorter Thursday evening for the 1993 murder of Edward Lee Williams. McWhorter was pronounced dead at 6:56 p.m., according to a statement from the Alabama Attorney General’s Office. It was the second execution conducted by Alabama this year. Jeff Hood, McWhorter’s spiritual advisor, said in a phone interview Thursday […]

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Alabama death row inmate Casey McWhorter seeks delay of pending execution

BY: - November 7, 2023

Attorneys for an Alabama death row inmate scheduled to face execution a week from Thursday have filed a series of appeals with the Alabama Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys for Casey McWhorter, convicted of capital murder in 1994 for the murder of Edward Lee Williams in 1993, argue that the Nov. 16 […]

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Alabama sets execution date for Casey McWhorter in November

BY: - October 19, 2023

Gov. Kay Ivey Wednesday set a mid-November execution date for Casey McWhorter, convicted of the 1993 murder of Edward Lee Williams. McWhorter’s execution is scheduled between midnight Nov. 16 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 17. Alabama executed James Edward Barber in July. “Although I have no current plans to grant clemency in this case, I […]