Lucas Execution Media Advisory
Inmate's Last Meal
FORSYTH, Ga. – Condemned murderer Daniel Anthony Lucas is scheduled for execution by lethal injection at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. Lucas was sentenced to death in 1999 for the murders of Bryan, Kristin, and Steven Moss.
Media witnesses for the execution are: Deborah Lurie Smith, The Jones County News; Rhonda Cook, Atlanta Journal Constitution; Kate Brumback, Associated Press; Randall Savage, 13WMAZ; and Eric Mock, WGXA-TV.
Lucas requested a last meal consisting of a meat pizza, steak and cheese calzone, stuffed portobello mushroom, chef salad with ranch dressing and honey mustard dressing, and orange juice.
There have been 63 men and one woman executed in Georgia since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. If executed, Lucas will be the 42nd inmate put to death by lethal injection. There are presently 64 men under death sentence in Georgia.
The Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison is located 45 minutes south of Atlanta off Interstate 75. From Atlanta, take exit 201 (Ga. Hwy. 36), turn left over the bridge and go approximately ¼ mile. The entrance to the prison is on the left. Media covering the execution will be allowed into the prison’s media staging area beginning at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.