Eddie Powell, III, Alabama


June 16, 2011

Eddie Duval Powell III was executed by the state of Alabama on June 16, 2011. Eddie was pronounced dead at 6:30 pm CST, inside the execution chamber at the Holman 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. Eddie 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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