Saturday, November 19, 2005

North Carolina Man Executed For 1990 Murder of Wife Who Threatened Divorce

A 67-year-old North Carolina immigrant who stabbed his wife to death with a screwdriver after she threatened divorce was executed by injection Friday after the governor rejected his children's' plea for clemency.  Elias Syriani was pronounced dead at 2:12 a.m. at Central Prison, where he had visited and hugged his children before the execution. Source. Estes Thompson, Associated Press, WVEC.com.For more information, please click here (last visited November 19, 2005, reo).

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