Old school justice meets social networking. Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff sent out live-ish Tweets as Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed by firing squad last night.

1) A solemn day. Barring a stay by Sup Ct, & with my final nod, Utah will use most extreme power & execute a killer. Mourn his victims. Justice

2) I just gave the go ahead to Corrections Director to proceed with Gardner's execution. May God grant him the mercy he denied his victims.

3) We will be streaming live my press conference as soon as I'm told Gardner is dead. Watch it at

What, no Twitpics of the body?