As he lay dying in a Georgia prison, Troy Davis had a few words to say to his alleged victim’s family.
Strapped to the lethal-injection gurney, Davis lifted his head and looked at the MacPhail family, and said, “The incident that night was not my fault, I did not have a gun. … I did not personally kill your son, father and brother. I am innocent.”
He then said for “those about to take my life, may God have mercy on your souls, may God bless your souls.”
When Davis addressed members of the MacPhail family who witnessed the execution, they said nothing, but did not look away.
SMH. While he remained hopeful that those protesting on his behalf yesterday might be successful in convincing the state of Georgia to spare his life, Troy Davis revealed to his supporters that he had made peace with his fate.
Flip the page to read Troy’s final letter to his supporters.