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Pending Case: Keith Tharpe, Georgia, 09/26/17


Keith Tharpe was sentenced to death for the 1990 murder of Jacquelyn Freeman

News: On September 26, 2017, the Supreme Court granted a stay on Keith Tharpe's execution. 


  • Contact Gov. Nathan Deal and ask him to halt this execution: contact him via this link, or by phone at (404)-656-1776, or by his Twitter @GovernorDeal.  If you prefer to send him a letter, here is the mailing address: Governor Nathan Deal, Office of the Governor, 206 Washington Street, 111 State Capitol, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
  • If you live in Georgia, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
  • Take action with Georgians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty via this link
  • Please share this information with your friends, especially those in Georgia, and ask them to help halt the execution of Mr. Tharpe, by taking one of the actions listed above.

Please check back. We will be updating this page as more information about how you can help stop the execution of Mr. Tharpe becomes available.

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