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Michael F. Easley, Governor           Theodis Beck, Secretary

March 7, 2001
Contact:  Tracy Little
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Witnesses Named for Willie Fisher Execution

Witnesses have been named for the execution of Willie Fisher, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 2 a.m. March 9 at Central Prison.

Official Witnesses
Eric Saunders - Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office
Jennifer Martin - Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office
Jim O’Neill - Forsyth County District Attorney’s Office
Mike Rowe - Winston-Salem Police Department
Michael Barker - Winston-Salem Police Department
Ronald Barker - Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office

Family members of murder victim Angela Johnson have indicated they do not wish to witness the execution.

Media Witnesses
Claudine Chalfant - WXII-TV, Winston-Salem
Jeremy Batten - WSJS-Radio, Winston-Salem
John Hinton - Winston-Salem Journal
Matthew Eisley - Raleigh News and Observer
Estes Thompson - Associated Press


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