ATMORE, Ala. (AP) - Danny Joe Bradley has been executed for the rape and strangulation of his 12-year-old stepdaughter, Rhonda Hardin.
The 49-year-old Bradley was given a lethal injection at 6:15 p.m. Central Time on Thursday at Holman prison after spending 25 years on Alabama's death row.
Bradley was caring for Rhonda Hardin and her 11-year-old brother on Jan. 24, 1983, in Piedmont when the girl was slain.
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