Davis Willing to Take Polygraph

September 21, 2011  |  

(AJC) — Troy Anthony Davis is willing to take a polygraph test before he is scheduled to be executed Wednesday night to show he is not a cop killer, his lawyer said late Tuesday evening.  “Mr. Davis believes he is innocent and he wants to show it,” Stephen Marsh, one of Davis’ lawyers, said. “We hope he’ll be allowed this opportunity.”  Davis, who has always maintained his innocence, sits on death row for the 1989 murder of off-duty Savannah Police Officer Mark Allen MacPhail. The state Board of Pardons and Paroles denied him clemency early Tuesday. He is set to be put to death by lethal injection at 7 p.m.

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