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D.C.-area sniper John Allen Muhammad executed

JARRATT, Va. (AP) - The mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks
that killed 10 in the Washington, D.C., region has been executed.
A prison spokesman says John Allen Muhammad died by injection at
9:11 p.m. Tuesday at Greensville Correctional Center.
Muhammad was executed for killing Dean Harold Meyers at a gas
station during the spree that terrorized Maryland, Virginia and
Washington, D.C., over a three-week period. His teenage accomplice,
Lee Boyd Malvo, was sentenced to life in prison.
Prison spokesman Larry Traylor says Muhammad had no final words.
He says he didn't hear him utter a word the entire time.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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