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Death Row Information

Offender Information

Last Statement

Date of Execution:

May 15, 1986

Offender:

Jay Kelly Pinkerton #686

Last Statement:

"Be strong for me," Pinkerton told his father, Gene Pinkerton, as witnesses entered the execution chamber. "I want you to know I’m at peace with myself and with my God," Pinkerton said. He recited a prayer to Allah, the supreme being of Islam. "I bear witness that there is no God but Allah. With your praise I ask for forgiveness and I return unto you," Pinkerton said. "I love you, Dad."