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Execution Date Set for Spalding County Murderer

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For Immediate Release

Execution Date Set for Spalding County Murderer
Kenneth E. Fults to be executed on April 12

FORSYTH, Ga. – The Spalding County Superior Court has ordered the execution of convicted murderer Kenneth E. Fults. The court ordered the Georgia Department of Corrections to carry out the execution on a date between April 12 and April 19, 2016. Commissioner Homer Bryson has set the date for Tuesday, April 12, at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson at 7 p.m.

Kenneth E. Fults was convicted in 1997 for the murder of Cathy Bounds. If executed, Fults will be the 41st inmate put to death by lethal injection.

Media interested in a picture of Fults and a listing of his crimes may go to 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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