Virginia serial killer executed by lethal injection: reports

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Serial Killer Alfredo Prieto Executed in Virginia

Convicted Virginia serial killer Alfredo Prieto was executed by lethal injection on Thursday night, the Washington Post and ABC News reported.

Prieto, 49, was pronounced dead at 9:17 p.m. EDT at Virginia's Greensville Correctional Center, the media outlets reported.

(Reporting by Ian Simpson in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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Virginia serial killer executed by lethal injection: reports
This undated photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows inmate Alfredo Prieto. Virginia is poised to execute Prieto, a serial killer, who claims heâs intellectually disabled using lethal injection drugs from Texas because the stateâs supply of another controversial drug will expire the day before the execution is supposed to take place. (Virginia Department of Corrections via AP)
Alfredo Prieto is escorted into Fairfax County Police headquarters having been extradited here from California to face three murder charges. (Photo by Rich Lipski/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
Alfredo Prieto, convicted serial killer, executed at 9:17 pm ET in Virginia - @AP
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Tonight: Pray for Alfredo Prieto. Pray for those who were killed or hurt as a result of Alfredo's actions. Pray for a more just world.
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Virginia has executed Alfredo Prieto. He is the 22nd person executed in 2015 and the 1,416th person executed in the post-Furman era.
Another execution. #AlfredoPrieto Another mass shooting. #UCCShooting Enough death. Jesus, heal this land. https://t.co/pUEEgylOCn
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