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Seven years ago John Allen Muhammad also known as the "D.C Sniper" terrorized the capital with a shooting spree that took 10 lives and wounded six others. Muhammad, 48, will be executed by lethal injection in Virginia on Tuesday.

Muhammad was convicted of capital murder and terrorism charges for killing Vietnam veteran, Dean Harold Meyers. Meyers was killed on Oct. 9 2002 by a single bullet to the head at a Manassas, Virginia service station.

Hours before the execution Muhammad was denied a final appeal for a reprieve. Gov. Tim Kaine denied Muhammad's request for clemency based on an insanity plea and stated "I find no compelling reason to set aside the sentence that was recommended by the jury and then imposed and affirmed by the courts. Accordingly, I decline to intervene."

The U.S Supreme Court also refused to put a hold on the execution.

In the sniper rampage Muhammad was accompanied by Lee Boyd Malvo, 24. Malvo at the time of the crime was 17 years old and is currently serving a life sentence in prison.

The execution was aired on "Larry King Live" at 9 p.m ET on CNN. John Muhammad requested a final meal but the contents were not announced and he gave no final words when asked.