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Georgia to execute inmate Thursday night, sixth execution in 2016

John Wayne Conner (Source: AP) John Wayne Conner (Source: AP)
JACKSON, GA (WTOC) -

The state of Georgia is preparing to execute a man Thursday night who was convicted of killing a friend after a night of partying three decades ago.

John Wayne Conner is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson.

Conner, who is now 60, was convicted of beating a friend to death during an argument after a night of drinking and using drugs in 1982.

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