The Associated Press has obtained an audio recording of Troy Davis’ last words before he was put to death on September 21.
After a long day of emotional goodbyes, the AP reports that Davis knelt in his prison cell and began to pray 15 minutes before he was scheduled to die.
Davis’ execution for the murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail was the center of an international outcry from supporters who said he was the victim of mistaken identity. Prosecutors and MacPhail’s family said they were certain Davis was guilty and that justice was served.
Listen to Davis’ last words below: