Troy Davis denied clemency 1 day before execution

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Troy Davis. (AP Photo/Georgia Department of Corrections, File)

September 20, 2011 9:56:38 AM PDT
Georgia's board of pardons rejected a last-ditch clemency bid from Troy Davis on Tuesday, one day before his scheduled execution, despite support from figures including an ex-president and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989.

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