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Two of 3 executions carried out in states

Posted: June 18, 2014 at 5:22 a.m.

This undated photo made available by the Georgia Department of Law Enforcement shows Marcus Wellons.
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This undated photo made available by the Georgia Department of Law Enforcement shows Marcus Wellons.

JACKSON, Ga. -- A Georgia inmate convicted of rape and murder has become the first person executed in the U.S. since the botched lethal injection of a prisoner in Oklahoma in April.

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