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Friday, January 22, 2016

A 43-year-old man convicted of raping and beating a woman to death with a dumbbell has been executed by lethal injection in Alabama.


Christopher Eugene Brooks was convicted of the capital murder of 23-year-old Jo Deann Campbell, a woman he met when they worked at a camp in upstate New York.Photograph: Man who assaulted and beat a lady to death with a dumbbell executed in Alabama

A 43-year-old man sentenced assaulting and pounding the life out of a lady with a dumbbell has been executed by deadly infusion in Alabama.

Christopher Eugene Brooks was sentenced the capital homicide of 23-year-old Jo Deann Campbell, a lady he met when they worked at a camp in upstate New York.

By court record, Ms Campbell was seen identifying with Brooks at an eatery where she chipped away at 30 December 1992, and later told a companion somebody was spending the night in her front room. The following day, police discovered her somewhat dressed body under the bed in her flat in the Birmingham suburb of Homewood.

Prosecutors said she had been pummeled with a 8lbs dumbbell and sexually ambushed. Creeks was professed dead at 6.38pm, after the US Supreme Court had denied a very late resistance demand for a stay of execution.

His last words were: "I trust this conveys conclusion to everyone. I will bring you with me in my heart... I cherish y'all. Bye. I cherish y'all."

A jail clergyman held his hand and asked with him as the first medication, a narcotic, was managed. It was the first execution since Alabama declared in 2014 that it was changing two of the three medications it utilizes for deadly infusions - including changing to the soothing midazolam.

A jury indicted Brooks in 1993 of capital homicide, theft, thievery and assault.

His wicked unique mark was found on an entryway handle in Ms Campbell's room and a palm print was found on her lower leg, as indicated by court records.

Streams was later found with her auto keys and had gotten the money for her paycheck.

Legal counselors for Brooks had contended another man who was at the condo that night could have submitted the executing.

Corrine Campbell said her sister was exceptionally trusting, however had no clue whom she had welcomed to stay when Brooks arrived uninvited.

"She was youthful, vigorous, bubbly, persevering. The young woman had no adversaries." she said.

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