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Georgia’s Oldest Inmate Executed

A 72-year-old man has become the oldest person on death row to be executed in the state of Georgia. Brandon Astor Jones was given a lethal injection early Wednesday morning after last-minute appeals failed. Jones was sentenced to death 36 years ago for having killed a convenience store worker during a robbery. Another man, Van Roosevelt Solomon, took part in the crime and was also sentenced to death. He was executed by electrocution in 1985. Jones denied shooting the store...

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