RTD – Va. man who killed two inmates is executed
Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:08 pm | Updated: 11:26 pm, Wed Jan 16, 2013.
BY FRANK GREEN
JARRATT – Robert Charles Gleason Jr., who strangled two fellow prison inmates, died in Virginia’s electric chair Wednesday night, unapologetic to the end.
Gleason, 42, was pronounced dead at 9:08 p.m. at the Greensville Correctional Center. Asked if he had a last statement, he said among other things, “Put me on the highway going to Jackson and call my Irish buddies. … God bless.”