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Condemned cop killer wants steak for his last meal


Condemned cop killer Greg Lawler has asked for a steak for his last meal on Wednesday.

Lawler is set to be the seventh person Georgia has put to death this year. Before his lethal injection set for 7 p.m. Wednesday he wants to feast on a rib eye steak, a baked potato with sour cream, asparagus, dinner rolls with butter, French onion soup, strawberries, pistachio ice cream and apple juice.

Lawler was sentenced to die for murdering Atlanta police officer John “Rick” Sowa. Lawler also critically wounded Sowa’s partner, Pat Cocciolone, when he opened fired on the two with an AR-15 moments after the officers had walked Lawler’s intoxicated girlfriend to the apartment on Oct. 12, 1997. He shot them with body armor-penetrating bullets. The two were wearing vests and their guns were still in their holsters when the fell.

Already Georgia has executed more people this year than in any other year in more than four decades. If his lethal injection is carried out, Georgia will be tied with Texas for having executed more people since Jan. 1 than any other state.


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