"You Killed My Brother"

Mar 13, 2020

Sister of Nathaniel Woods confronts Gov. Kay Ivey

The sister of a man recently executed in Alabama, whose case drew national scrutiny because he was not the gunman, has confronted the state's governor.  

WSFA reported that the sister of executed inmate Nathaniel Woods approached Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey as she spoke at a news conference Thursday.

Woods received a lethal injection last week for his capital murder conviction in the 2004 slayings of three Birmingham police officers.

Authorities acknowledged Nathaniel Woods was not the triggerman in the slayings, but prosecutors maintained he was a culpable accomplice.

The governor, who denied clemency in the case, was quickly led off by security after Thursday's encounter with Woods' sister screaming “You killed my brother.”