On this date, 16 March 1999, Andrew Kokoraleis, one of the members of the Ripper Crew was executed by lethal injection in Illinois. He was the last man executed in that State. Let us not forget the victim, Lorraine Borowski.
QUOTE: Borowski’s father, Ray, who witnessed the execution with his wife, Lorraine, and other family members, praised prosecutors, investigators and Gov. Ryan, who refused to grant clemency to Kokoraleis Tuesday. “We can now anticipate some relief and attempt to continue on with our lives, always remembering that justice has been served,” he said. He did not immediately respond to Kokoraleis’ apology.
AUTHOR: Ray Borowski is the father of Lorraine Borowski who was murdered by Andrew Kokoraleis in 1982. On March 16, 1999, 35-year-old Andrew Kokoraleis was executed by lethal injection at Tamms Correctional Center in Southern Illinois for the 1982 strangulation murder of Lorraine Borowski.