A Virginia man who raped and suffocated an 88-year-old widow has become the state’s first inmate executed using a revised, three-drug cocktail.

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By Matthew Ward. CHESAPEAKE, Va (Reuters) - A man convicted of raping and killing an elderly Virginia woman was executed by lethal injection on Thursday, the first inmate put to death in that state this CHESAPEAKE, Va (Reuters) - A man convicted of raping and killing an elderly Virginia woman was executed by lethal injection on Thursday, the first inmate put to death in that state this year, the Maintaining his innocence to the end, a was once in the federal witness protection program was executed by injection tonight for hiring someone to kill a teenage acquaintance to collect Va. executes man who raped, JARRATT, - A Virginia raped and suffocated an 88-year-old widow has become the state's first inmate executed using a revised, three-drug cocktail. Tags: executes, raped, killed, elderly, JARRATT, (AP) _ A shot and killed an Ethiopian immigrant when he was a teen-ager was executed by injection Wednesday night, despite protests by Amnesty International, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Sen. RICHMOND, -- A Virginia killed a hospital security guard and a sheriff's deputy after escaping from custody in 2006 was executed Thursday after an unsuccessful campaign to spare the A version of this article appears in print on March 20, 1993, on Page 1001007 of the National edition with the headline: Virginia Killed 5 In '84 Crime Spree.

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