Pleas for mercy, agreement punishment was just sent to governor when SC executed teen in 1944

  • by: JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 27, 2013 - 10:40 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Leaving a judge to decide whether to throw out the conviction of a 14-year-old boy executed in South Carolina in 1944 reminds supporters of George Stinney of how the teen's fate was also in one man's hands nearly 70 years ago.

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