Mastermind of the sniper attacks in 2002 named John Allen Muhammad was finally executed at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, VA prison. Died by lethal injection at around 9:11 p.m. Tuesday. Muhammad's accomplice Lee Boyd Malvo, was sentenced life imprisonment. Now, DC sniper execution ended the long agonies of the victims' families.
A report from USA today.
JARRATT, Va. — John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 deadly sniper rampage that terrorized the nation's capital, was executed Tuesday evening.
Many of his victims' relatives watched as Muhammad was administered a lethal injection of drugs. The execution came more than seven years after the 48-year-old Gulf War veteran and his young accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, 24, killed 10 people and wounded six others. Malvo is serving a life prison sentence.
A prison spokesman says John Allen Muhammad died by injection at 9:11 p.m. Tuesday at Greensville Correctional Center.
Prison spokesman Larry Traylor says Muhammad had no final words. He says he didn't hear him utter a word the entire time.