Alabama Inmate to be Executed

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Death row inmate Max Landon Payne is scheduled to die by lethal injection for the 1992 kidnapping, robbery and murder of a Cullman County store owner.

The 38-year-old Payne is to die at 6 p.m. Thursday in the execution chamber at Holman Prison in Atmore.

Payne was convicted of kidnapping Braxton Brown from his store and shooting him in the face at close range with a shotgun. Payne's body was dumped into Crooked Creek near the West Point community in northwest Cullman County.

Payne was moved into a holding cell near the execution chamber Tuesday and spent Wednesday visiting with a dozen friends and relatives. He is scheduled to be the sixth person executed in Alabama this year.


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  • by FBI Location: Macon/Meridian/Marion on Oct 10, 2009 at 06:24 AM
    Bernt, your completely right! He shouldve been killed the day he was caught. They should shoot him in the face just like he done his victim! JOJO, just think if it were your family that this animal shot in the face. Stop protecting thugs and grow up.
  • by jojo on Oct 8, 2009 at 04:09 PM
    u know bernt i can think of an injection i would like to give u. your a pig and a coward.
  • by bernt on Oct 8, 2009 at 01:23 PM
    thats good they should have done this before 19 years for us having two feed this thing
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