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2005-09-28 02:01:03

By Karen Murphy MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana (Reuters) - The state of Indiana on Wednesday executed a man who bludgeoned his ex-wife to death while on temporary furlough from prison, where he was serving a sentence for nearly killing her. Officials at the Indiana State Prison said Alan Matheney, 54, was pronounced dead at 1:27 a.m. EDT (0527 GMT) after an injection of lethal chemicals. "I love my family and my children. I'm sorry for the pain I've caused them. I thank my friends who stood...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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