Sunday, August 5, 2012

George Stinney, June 16, 1944

George Junius Stinney of Alcolu, South Carolina was a fourteen-year-old who was wrongfully convicted of murdering two girls after he was coerced into confessing the crime according to police. He was executed in Columbia, South Carolina and is listed as the youngest person to have ever been executed....which doesn't include lynchings.

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