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Date: November 16, 2005 Phone: (919) 716-3700

Witnesses named for Elias Syriani execution

RALEIGH- Witnesses have been named for the execution of Elias Syriani, scheduled for 2 a.m. on Nov. 18 at Central Prison.

Official Witnesses
Detective Mark Corwin Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Detective Robert Buening
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Family members of murder victim Teresa Yousef Syriani have indicated they do not wish to witness the execution. 

Media Witnesses
David Crabtree WRAL-TV, Raleigh
Mike Doyle WBT Radio,
Estes Thompson Associated Press, Raleigh
Tommy Tomlinson The Charlotte Observer
Andrea Weigl The News & Observer, Raleigh

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