Florida executes Mark Asay without incident

Posted at 5:28 AM, Aug 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-25 01:38:20-04

STARKE, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida carried out its first execution in more than 18-months, on an inmate convicted of two racially motivated murders.

Mark Asay, 53, the first white man executed in Florida for killing a black man, was pronounced dead at the state prison in Starke, Fla., on Thursday night.

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