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Florida executes man involved in 1987 prison guard killing

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida man, convicted of involvement in the 1987 killing of a prison guard during a failed attempt to free a jailed friend, was executed on Wednesday, a state prison official said.

Willian Van Poyck was pronounced dead at 7:24 p.m. EDT, said Ann Howard, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Corrections.

(Reporting by Bill Cotterell, Editing by Kevin Gray, Gary Hill)

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