James Terry Roach

James Terry Roach

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Terry Roach was the second person to be executed by the state of South Carolina following the 1976 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court reauthorizing the use of capital punishment by the states. He was electrocuted on January 10, 1986, nearly a year to the day following the electrocution of his accomplice, Joseph Carl Shaw on January 11, 1985, at the Central Correctional Institution in Columbia. He was executed at the age of 25 for a crime committed when he was 17 years old. He was convicted of the rape and murder of a fourteen year old girl and the murder of her seventeen year old boyfriend. Roach was seventeen years old when he committed the crimes.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Tract
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613618687X
  • 9786136186870