Virginia Beach, UNITED STATES
File photo of sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court in Virginia Beach,...
Sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad addresses the jury as he delivers his opening argument as Prince William County bailiff Jack Fullmore watches during his trial in courtroom 10 at the Virginia Beach Circuit Court in Virginia Beach, Virginia in this October 20, 2003 file photograph. John Allen Muhammad was executed on Tuesday for masterminding and carrying out with his teenage accomplice the 2002 sniper shootings that killed 10 people and terrified the Washington, D.C., region a year after the 9/ll and the deadly anthrax attacks. The 48-year-old Muhammad was put to death by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Virginia, said Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor.
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