nathaniel woods

Protesters Call Execution of Nathaniel Woods a “Modern-Day Lynching”

About 50 family members and friends of Nathaniel Woods were at the State Capitol to see Governor Kay Ivey. They wanted to discuss the lethal injection execution of Woods last week. The protest was led by Jamel Brown and Woods’ daughter, and they entered the Capitol and was given a letter. The letter was said to be from the governor….

UPDATE: Alabama Executes Inmate Convicted in Killing of 3 officers

Photo: Alabama Department of CorrectionsA man convicted in the 2004 shooting deaths of three police officers in which another man pulled the trigger has been executed in Alabama. Authorities said 43-year-old Nathaniel Woods was pronounced dead at 9:01 p.m. CST Thursday after a lethal injection at the state prison in Atmore. Woods was convicted of capital murder in the deaths…

Martin Luther King III Wants Alabama to Stop Scheduled Execution of Nathaniel Woods

Photo: Alabama Department of Corrections Alabama is set to execute Nathaniel Woods for the murders of three Birmingham police officers who were shot by another man in a hail of gunfire. Martin Luther King III, the son of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has asked Gov. Kay Ivey to stop the execution. Woods is scheduled to die by lethal…