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Michael F. Easley, Governor           Theodis Beck, Secretary

For Immediate Release
October 9, 2001
Contact: Pamela Walker
             (919) 716-3733

Witnesses Selected For David Junior Ward Execution

RALEIGH - Witnesses have been named for the execution of David Junior Ward, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 2 a.m. Oct. 12 at Central Prison.

Official Witnesses
Det. Thomas Stanley – Pitt County Sheriff’s Office|
Det. Phillip Moore – Pitt County Sheriff’s Office
Willie Brown – victim’s family member
Lynwood Howard – victim’s family member
Demetrius Smith – victim’s family member
Evangeline Wilson – victim’s family member

Media Witnesses
Estes Thompson – Associated Press
Corrinne Hess - The Free Press, Kinston
Scott Batchelor - The Daily Reflector, Greenville

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