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Inmate convicted of multiple murders has execution date scheduled

Published On: Nov 27 2012 10:59:36 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 27 2012 05:37:28 PM EST
Gleason

Wise County, VA -

An execution date was set Tuesday morning for Robert Charles Gleason.

According to the Wise County court record, he'll be put to death on January 16,2013.

Gleason was charged in the murder of two other inmates while serving a life sentence in prisons in Wise County, Virginia. He vowed to keep killing unless he was put to death.

Gleason killed his cellmate at Wallen's Ridge State Prison in 2009 and another inmate at Red Onion in 2010.

He chose to die by electrocution.