May 3, 2019 / 2:11 AM / 2 months ago

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women

(Reuters) - The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994.

Scotty Garnell Morrow was put to death by lethal injection and pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. eastern time at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, the state department of corrections said in a statement.

Reporting by Brendan O'Brien and Dan Whitcomb; editing by Darren Schuettler

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