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Brandon Rhode

Brandon Rhode was executed by the state of Georgia on September 27, 2010.  He was pronounced dead at 10:16 pm.

On September 7, 2010, the Superior Court of Jones County filed an order and an execution date has been set for September 21,2010 for Brandon Rhode.   A Clemency Hearing at the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole will likely be planned for the previous days. 

On September 17, 2010 a Clemency Hearing was held at the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole. The board denied clemency. His execution will proceed on September 21.

On Tuesday, September 21, Brandon Rhode was hospitalized after a suicide attempt. The Georgia Supreme Court granted Mr. Rhode a stay of execution effective until 2:00pm Thursday, September 23.

On Friday, September 24, Brandon Rhode received a stay of execution from the Georgia Supreme Court until 4pm on Tuesday, September 27.

Take Action

The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for Brandon Rhode, but please continue to send letters to Rainbow Medical Associates, the organization that assists with executions, and urge them not to participate.

Letter to Rainbow Medical Associates

Please download the letter, add your name and address, then mail or fax it to:

Dr. Carlo Musso, President, and Employees CorrectHealth
9020 Peridot Parkway
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Fax: 770-692-4754

Our Coalition partner, Amnesty International USA, has set up an Urgent Action Alert urging the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider their denial of clemency and stop this execution.

Please take action

Join us on September 27 as GFADP members mobilize to stand vigil in protest of the state's brutal and dehumanizing action, and in solidarity with Brandon Rhode.   Click here for a list of vigils in your area.