Wednesday, February 28, 2024
2011

Eddie Powell, III, Executed in Alabama

Eddie Powell, III, Alabama

Eddie PowellAlabama executed Eddie Duval Powell III on June 16, 2011. Eddie was pronounced dead at 6:30 pm local time, inside the execution chamber at the Holeman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama. Eddie was 41 years of age. He was executed for the brutal rape, sodomy, and murder of 70-year-old Mattie Lee “Polly” Wesson on March 25, 1995, in Holt, Alabama. Eddie spent the last 13 years on Alabama’s death row.

Eddie had an unstable childhood and suffered from abuse and neglect. He also abused drugs and alcohol.

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Mattie Wesson. Please pray for the family of Eddie.

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