The Murders of the Alday Family

The Second Worst Massacre in Georgia History, Leading to the Longest Serving Death Row Inmate in the United States

Lori Johnston
33 min readSep 30, 2020

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Six coffins; six victims (photo source: riverroadccs.org)

May 14, 1973

Donalsonville, Georgia is a tiny hamlet in the southwestern corner of the state, 20 minutes north of Lake Seminole, 62 miles south of Albany and 36 miles east of Dothan…

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Lori Johnston

Writer, reader, margarita drinker. Currently looking for a “dare to be great” situation.