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Death-row Inmate’s Final Words: ‘Potato, Potato, Potato’

TucsonCitizenArizona death-row inmate Robert Towery was executed by lethal injection Thursday for a 1991 murder in Paradise Valley. In his last words, he apologized to his family and to the victims, then stated his final three words: “Potato, potato, potato.” His reference to potatoes was a message to a nephew who witnessed the execution, and referred to the distinctive sound made by a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Posted by at March 9, 2012
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