Carlton Gary 'Stocking Strangler' declines to request last meal

(WTVM) - The execution date for Carlton Gary, known as the 'Stocking Strangler,' has been set for Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Gary declined to request a last meal.

He will be receiving the institutional tray consisting of grilled hamburger, hot dog, white beans, coleslaw, and grape beverage.

Gary was sentenced to death in 1986 for the murder of three Columbus women that happened between 1977 and 1978. If executed, he will be the 48th inmate put to death by lethal injection.

Gary's execution will take place at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson, Georgia.

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