JARRATT, Va. (AP) -- John Allen Muhammad has been executed for sniper attacks that killed 10 around D.C. during 3-week spree.
Virginia's governor refused to spare the life of John Allen Muhammad and cleared the way for his execution Tuesday night for the 2002 sniper attacks that left 10 dead and spread such fear that people were reluctant to go shopping, cut grass or pump gas.
The three-week killing spree in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., was carried out with a teenage accomplice who is serving life in prison without parole. Muhammad, 48, was to die by injection after he exhausted his court appeals and Gov. Tim Kaine denied clemency.
***Official Statement From Virgina Department Of Corrections***
The execution of John Allen Muhammad has been carried out under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Death was pronounced at 9:11 p.m. There were no complications. Mr. Muhammad made no last statement.
Director of Communications
Virginia Department of Corrections
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