Corbett signs first execution orders as governor

    Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett today signed his first execution warrants in his first term as governor. Corbett signed the orders for two men to be put to death in April.


    The Associated Press reports Corbett signed the warrants for men from Lawrence County and Philadelphia.

    Dennis C. Reed of Lawrence County has an April 5 execution date for killing a woman in 2001. Philadelphia’s Aquil Bond will be executed April 7 for a 2002 fatal shooting.

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