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)
See photos of Prieto and reaction on social media:
Serial killer Alfredo Prieto executed
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
The execution of Alfredo Prieto: Witnessing a serial killer’s final moments http://t.co/gzidu2dfc9
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.
The death penalty is a "legally mandated and guided process" until the law gets in the way. #AlfredoPrieto executed with appeals pending.
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
Jesus, heal this land. https://t.co/pUEEgylOCn