Alabama sets execution date for Jack Trawick

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Supreme Court has set an execution date of June 11 for Jack Trawick, a convicted murderer known for his graphic writings about his crimes.

The Supreme Court announced the execution date Thursday. State Attorney General Troy King had asked the court to schedule a date because Trawick had exhausted his appeals in state and federal court.

Trawick was convicted of the 1992 abduction and slaying of 21-year-old Stephanie Gach of Birmingham. She was stabbed and beaten with a hammer. Trawick was sentenced to death in 1994 for capital murder. Trawick was also convicted in 1995 of killing 27-year-old Aileen Pruitt of Birmingham.

Trawick has received international attention in recent years due to his sexually violent writings being displayed on the Internet. The writing describe raping and killing women.

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