Troy Davis Final Words

Final Words Of Troy Davis

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Troy Davis Retains Innocence On His Final Words

A convicted murderer Troy Davis had stood his ground up to the last moment before being executed by the U.S. state of Georgia via lethal injection.

Troy Davis was put to death through lethal injection at 11:08 PM EDT last Thursday at central Georgia prison after being proven on trials for murdering Mark MacPhail, a police officer twelve years ago. According to central Georgia prison's spokesperson, the execution was delays by more than four long hours as the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to issue a delay.

The extension is a torture to Troy Davis' family and to the protesters who believed that he is innocent.

However, Troy Davis firmly and clearly retains his claim of innocence with his last words. Below is Troy Davis' last words.

"I'd like to address the MacPhail family. Let you know, despite the situation you are in, I'm not the one who personally killed your son, your father, your brother. I am innocent.

The incident that happened that night is not my fault. I did not have a gun. All I can ask ... is that you look deeper into this case so that you really can finally see the truth.

I ask my family and friends to continue to fight this fight.

For those about to take my life, God have mercy on your souls. And may God bless your souls."

Davis was charged with murder after the victim's own son witnessed the incident. However, seven of the nine other witnesses recanted their testimony over the case, some witnesses said that they were just coerced by police officers to testify against Davis while some witnesses said that the crime was committed by other man.

The court however failed to linked any physical evidence on the killing against Troy Davis. These facts are what urging his supporters to protest against the execution, saying that there are too much doubts over his conviction. Hundreds of protesters rallied outside Georgia Diagnostic and Classification prison to show support over Troy Davis' innocence.

The riot geared police officers however outnumbered the protesters who silently went home after the announcement of the execution.

One protester, Raphael Warnock, a pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta said - "This is a tragic moment. We were hoping for a different result,".


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