Convicted Murderer Who Pleaded for Death Electrocuted in Virginia

A Virginia inmate who begged and even killed for the death penalty was executed by electric chair Wednesday night. Robert Gleason Jr., 42, was pronounced dead at 9:08 p.m. authorities said. He was executed at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va. Gleason was already serving a life sentence for murder when he killed two other prisoners in a quest for the death penalty. He threatened to continue killing until he was sentenced to death. Despite Gleason's determination to be...Full Story
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