Georgia executes inmate for woman's 1994 murder: prison spokeswoman

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Posted: Nov 19, 2015 10:52 PM

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia on Thursday executed a 50-year-old man convicted of the 1994 murder of a woman he met at a bar, making him the 27th person put to death in the United States this year.

Marcus Ray Johnson stabbed Angela Sizemore 41 times after the two left a bar in Albany, Georgia, on March 24, 1994, according to a Georgia Supreme Court synopsis of the case.

(Reporting by David Beasley in Atlanta; Editing by Dan Whitcomb in Los Angeles)