Prosecutor in SC argues against new trial for 14-year-old boy who was executed in 1944

  • by: JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 21, 2014 - 4:16 PM

SUMTER, S.C. — The judge, prosecutor and defense lawyers all agree that justice, at least by today's standards, wasn't carried out 70 years ago when a 14-year-old black boy was sent to the electric chair for killing two white girls.

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT