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Georgia executes man who killed teen neighbor girl during 1996 burglary

Kenneth Fults, convicted of the fatal shooting of a woman during a 1996 crime spree, had his request for a stay of execution rejected Tuesday.
This file photo shows the death chamber at the state prison in Jackson, Ga. (Photo by Ric Feld/AP)
This file photo shows the death chamber at the state prison in Jackson, Ga.
JACKSON, Ga. — A Georgia inmate convicted of the fatal shooting of a woman during a 1996 crime spree had his request for a stay of execution rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday — hours before he received a lethal injection.
This image provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows Kenneth Fults, who was excecuted in Georgia for the 1996 killing of Cathy Bounds.