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Tennessee man's last words in electric chair: 'Let's rock'

 

November 2, 2018



NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee inmate's final words were "let's rock" moments before he became the first man executed in the electric chair in that state since 2007, put to death Thursday for shooting two men and slitting their throats during a drug deal decades ago.

Edmund Zagorski, 63, was pronounced dead at 7:26 p.m. Thursday at a Nashville maximum-security prison, officials said.

Asked if he had any last words in the death chamber, the inmate said, "Let's rock" shortly before the execution was carried out.

A reporter who witnessed the scene said at a post-execution news briefing...



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