Georgia executes a woman for the first time in 70 years: TV

September 30, 2015 4:57 AM

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ATLANTA Georgia executed the only woman on the state's death row early on Wednesday, marking the first time in 70 years the state has carried out a death sentence on a woman, a television station reported.

Kelly Gissendaner, 47, died by injection at 12:21 a.m. EDT at a prison in Jackson, Georgia, the Atlanta television station WSB-TV reported on its website.

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