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Execution Date Set for Bacon County Murderer

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Execution Date Set for Bacon County Murderer

William Sallie to be executed on December 6

FORSYTH, Ga. – The Bacon County Superior Court has ordered the execution of convicted murderer William Sallie. The court ordered the Georgia Department of Corrections to carry out the execution on a date between December 6-13, 2016. Commissioner Homer Bryson has set the date for Tuesday, December 6, at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson at 7 p.m.

Sallie was convicted in 2001 for the murder of John Moore. If executed, Sallie will be the 46th inmate put to death by lethal injection.

Media interested in a photograph of Sallie and a listing of his crimes may visit the GDC website (

The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 52,000 state prisoners.  It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 10,500 employees.

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