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Ala. man executed for stepdaughter's rape, murder

\ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has carried out the execution of Danny Joe Bradley for the rape and strangulation of his 12-year-old stepdaughter, Rhonda Hardin.

The 49-year-old Bradley was given a lethal injection at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Holman Prison near Atmore after spending 25 years on Alabama's death row.

Bradley was caring for Rhonda Hardin and her 11-year-old brother on Jan. 24th, 1983, in Piedmont when the girl was slain.


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