The Grio   |  November 29, 2013

New trial for teen execution victim?

On June 16, 1944, 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person ever executed in the 20th century. Tried and convicted of murdering two girls months before in Alcolu, South Carolina, Stinney's small frame didn't even fit properly in the electric chair. A 27-page motion was filed last month to grant Stinney a new trial and a chance to posthumously clear his name - some 70 years later. NBC News' Mark Potter reports.

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