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William Garner
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Birth: 1973
Death: Jul., 2010
Oregon, USA

William Garner was executed for the death of 5 children in a Ohio apparent fire on Jan. 26, 1992 (only 1 child made it out a life).

He had stlen the key a victim's home while she was in the hospital. He admitted to the fire starting by him, but claimed he 'thought the kids would escape'

Motive #2:
Draw attention to the childrens' living condition. He told Police that one girl he noticed in a crowded bedroom, had asked him for water, which he provided (according to a report by Ohio Parole board).

It is also said that he had a limited IQ and violence, abusive, upbringing that caused him to act at a 14yr old level in 1992.

Before he was executed and presumed dead at 10:38am, he said he was 'heartily sorry' and read a statement.

During his last hours on earth he spoke with a friend on the phone & his twin brother. He visited his mom and other relatives, as well as a Spiritual Adviser and few other people.

Maintained by: Jim Tipton
Originally Created by: Wiimaster
Record added: Jul 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54916466

Flowers for the 5 he was executed for killing.
- C Bailey
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013

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