United States Supreme Court, alleging that District Judge Moore had "evinced a clear. Congressman John Lewis spoke to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles, suggesting that Coles one of the witnesses who had not recanted was the real killer. "Troy Davis Execution Stay Denied". 9 Davis and Collins then went to a pool hall on Oglethorpe Avenue in the Yamacraw Village section of Savannah. 41 In March 1993, the Georgia Supreme Court also upheld Davis's conviction and sentence, ruling that the judge had correctly refused to change trial site and that the racial composition of the jury did not deny his rights. Archived from the original on August 7, 2011.
Retrieved September 21, 2011. Prosecution case edit The prosecution claimed that Davis had shot Cooper in Cloverdale, then met up with Redd Coles at a pool hall, pistol-whipped the the Best of Days homeless man Larry Young in the parking lot and then killed Mark MacPhail. The case of Troy Davis, facing execution in Georgia". Retrieved April 9, 2009. 23 Hundreds of mourners, including county, state, and federal law enforcement officers, attended MacPhail's funeral at Trinity Lutheran Church in Savannah on August 22, 1989. "For those about to take my life, God have mercy on your souls. 8 On August 19, Coles told Savannah Police he had seen Davis with.38-caliber pistol, and that Davis had assaulted Young. "Judge rejects Troy Davis's innocence claim". A b Rankin, Bill, Garner, Marcus (September 22, 2008).