Kelly Gissendaner

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Kelly Renee Gissendaner (March 8, 1968 – September 30, 2015)[1] was an American woman who was executed by the state of Georgia. Gissendaner had been convicted of orchestrating the murder of her husband, Douglas Gissendaner, in 1997.[2][3] At the time of the murder, Gissendaner was 28 and her husband was 30. After her conviction, and until her execution, Gissendaner was the only woman on death row in Georgia.

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  1. Milligan, Mandi; Harris, Rodney (29 September 2015). "Kelly Gissendaner executed after 5 hour delay". WMBF News. Retrieved 30 September 2015.
  2. Blinder, Alan (29 September 2015). "Clemency Denied, Kelly Gissendaner Nears Execution in Georgia". New York Times. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. "Detective recounts how he put Kelly Gissendaner on death row". WGCL-TV Atlanta. 25 February 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.