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September 20, 2011

Death row inmate Troy Davis' plea rejected

The state of Ga. shot down the last-ditch clemency plea

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A last-ditch clemency plea from death row inmate Troy Davis has been rejected in the US state of Georgia.

Despite high-profile support from figures including the Pope and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989, the Georgia's pardons board rejected his plea.

Full story: Death row inmate Troy Davis' plea rejected

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