WATCH: Kelly Gissendaner's 1997 Interview on the Search for Her Husband

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Before she was on death row, before she was on trial, before she was even arrested, Kelly Gissendaner made the rounds on local Atlanta media stations pleading for the return of her husband, Douglas Gissendaner.

FOX 5’s Ken Watts spoke with her and friends of the family shortly after DOUG'S disappearance. 

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In 1998, Kelly Gissendaner and co-defendant, Gregory Owen, were convicted in the death of Douglas Gissendaner. His body was found by game wardens searching for poachers about a mile from his burned out car, nearly a week after disappearing in February 1997.

Both Gissendaner and Owen were convicted for their roles in the murder. Owens is currently serving life in prison while Gissendaner is scheduled Tuesday to become the first woman to be executed by the state of Georgia in 70 years.