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FLW: I got it coming 

Famous Last Words 
Bernard “Knifey” Sawicki 

Illinois

January 17, 1942

“I got it coming!”

19-year-old Knifey Sawicki was executed for the murder of a police officer during a failed carjacking, though he killed 3 others as well, 2 of whom were also teenagers.


Clipping: Chicago Daily Tribune, Jan. 17, 1942

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