Alvin Neelley Dies In Prison

Monday, October 24, 2005

Alvin Neelley, who was convicted along with his wife, Judith, in a crime spree in 1982 that involved the horrendous murder of a 13-year-old woman in 1982, has died in prison.

Neelley, 52, reportedly died while undergoing surgery.

He had been given a life prison sentence in Georgia. He was serving the sentence at Bostick State Prison in Hardwick, Ga.

Judith Neelley got the death penalty in Alabama, but the sentence was commuted.

Judith Neelley was convicted in connection with injecting Lisa Ann Millican with Drano, shooting her in the head, and throwing her off a bluff into Little River Canyon near Fort Payne, Ala.

She had been kidnapped at Rome, Ga.

Alvin Neelley was serving his sentence for kidnapping and murdering Janice Kay Chatman, 22.

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