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Timeline: Troy Davis execution

Inmate Troy Davis was executed for the death of an off-duty officer

By Bill Rankin
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Aug. 19, 1989: About 1 a.m., off-duty Savannah police Officer Mark Allen MacPhail is working security for a Burger King when a disturbance breaks out in the parking lot. MacPhail hurries to investigate and is shot and killed. He leaves a wife, an 18-month-old daughter and a 7-week-old son.

Aug. 23, 1989: Accompanied by a pastor, Troy Anthony Davis, knowing he is wanted for the killing, surrenders to police.

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