Georgia executes Marcus Ray Johnson

The state of Georgia on Thursday executed Marcus Ray Johnson, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Johnson was convicted in April 1998 of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, rape and aggravated battery and subsequently sentenced to death for the March 24, 1994, killing of Angela Sizemore. According to prosecutors, investigators found Sizemore’s blood on the leather jacket Johnson was wearing, and a pocketknife Johnson had was consistent with knife wounds police found on Sizemore’s body.

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