Alabama Set to Carry out 1st Execution in More Than 2 Years

ATMORE, Ala.—A man convicted of the 1992 rape and beating death of a woman is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday in what would be Alabama’s first execution in more than two years.

Christopher Eugene Brooks, 43, is set to die at 6 p.m. CST at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, authorities said.

He was convicted of the 1992 capital murder of 23-year-old Jo Deann Campbell, a woman he first met when they worked as camp counselors in upstate New York. A judge sentenced...

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