Clipped From Statesville Record And Landmark
EDNEY MWMHE KlUflUHS WIFE The Henderson County White Man Pays With Life THREE SHOCKS ARE NECESSARY Raleigh, July 16.--Confes*inf In the chair that Je shot and killed wife, Plato Edney, 34-yea.r-old Henderson county farmer, was electrocuted at state prison today. He was the first white man electrocuted in the state in two years. It took three shots of current to snuff out his life. Usually only.two applications are needed but. Edney was given the first of one minute duration, a second of 18 seconds, and a third of one minute and seconds. - *- '