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Troy Anthony Davis
Birth: Oct. 9, 1968
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 2011
Jackson
Butts County
Georgia, USA

American death row inmate. He was convicted of the murder of 27 year old Mark Macphail, an off-duty Savannah, Georgia police officer working security at a Burger King August 19, 1989. In 1991 he was sentenced to death but after several appeals, the United States Supreme Court ordered federal districts in Georgia to consider whether new evidence could prove his innocence. Davis maintained his innocence and some witnesses changed their testimony. According to Tyler Harris account of the story, National and international attention and protest brought the case to the forefront and had the support of former president Jimmy Carter, Al Sharpton, Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former F.B.I director William S. Sessions. All calling upon the courts to grant a new trial. Protest rallies were held around the world the final day but the Georgia Board Of Pardons And Paroles made the final decision. Davis' execution was carried out September 21, 2011 at the Georgia Diagnostic And Classification State Prison in Jackson, Georgia. Son of Joseph L. Davis and Virginia Roberts Davis, he was a 1987 graduate of Richard Arnold High School. Hundreds attended a public Memorial Service at New Life Apostolic Temple September 30, 2011 and thousands attended Funeral Services October 1, 2011 at Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia. 
 
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 Parents:
  Virginia Roberts Davis (1945 - 2011)
 
 Sibling:
  Martina Davis-Correia (1967 - 2011)*
  Troy Anthony Davis (1968 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Memorial Gardens
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Uknown
 
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Record added: Sep 21, 2011
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- Jamie reed
 Added: Mar. 4, 2016
A piece of me died when the state of Georgia executed you. You and your family made a difference.
- Patricia Brittingham Secrest
 Added: Sep. 30, 2015
Troy, never been forgotten! I hope, you are at peace now! Thinking of you!
- Ingnes from Germany
 Added: Sep. 21, 2015
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