In his final days, Isaacs, through his lawyer, offered remorse for the killings, saying he was not the same hotheaded person who committed the crime at 19.
The Alday murders were the second largest mass murder in Georgia history the largest being the Woolfolk murders in 1887 and spurred widespread panic, causing gun stores across the state to sell out of firearms.
Relying upon his outside acquaintances and theirs, they successfully smuggled into prison hacksaw blades, pajamas, shoes, belts and other items.
Pleaded guilty to federal illegal gambling.
Two years later, a remarkable turn of events gave Billy Isaacs a chance at going free.
Family members hugged and laughed.
After the prayer he mouthed Amen.