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Death penalty critics raise questions about inmate’s pending execution

BY: - November 16, 2023

Before his scheduled execution on Thursday, Casey McWhorter is left to grapple with how his life has played out. On Feb. 19, 1993, McWhorter, then 18, and two other teenagers, aged 15 and 16, decided to rob the Albertville home of Edward Lee Williams. One of the teenagers, Lee Williams, was Edward’s son. McWhorter said […]