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Tennessee executes convicted murderer by electric chair


A convicted killer who spent more than 36 years on death row in Tennessee was executed by electric chair on Thursday, the second time in five weeks that the state used electrocution to carry out a death sentence. (Reuters US News) More More

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Death row inmate dies just months before execution date for double murder - Mirror Online

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Charles Walton Wright died just hours after one of his friends on Tennessee's death row was executed by lethal injection.

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Tennessee death row inmate, 64, dies of natural causes five months before his execution date - Daily Mail

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Charles Wright (pictured), 64, died from natural causes on Friday at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, according to the Tennessee ...

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Man executed in Memphis for killing wife decades ago - Concord Monitor

Man executed in Memphis for killing wife decades ago  Concord Monitor

A man convicted of killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis prayed and sang hymns as he was put to death Thursday in ...

Posted on 17 May 2019 | 11:20 am | Google News

Dual executions today: Don Johnson executed in Tennessee for 1984 murder of wife; Michael Brandon Samra executed in Alabama for 1997 quadruple killing - CBS News

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Don Johnson in Tennessee and Michael Brandon Samra in Alabama both received lethal injections Thursday night for separate crimes.

Posted on 16 May 2019 | 9:41 pm | Google News

The Latest: Lawyer believes Tennessee inmate suffered - Charlotte Observer

The Latest: Lawyer believes Tennessee inmate suffered  Charlotte Observer

A lawyer for a Tennessee inmate who was executed by lethal injection says she believes he suffered excruciating pain during the process.

Posted on 16 May 2019 | 9:18 pm | Google News

UPDATE: Memphis man executed for wife's murder in 1984 - WRCB-TV

UPDATE: Memphis man executed for wife's murder in 1984  WRCB-TV

Sixty-eight-year-old inmate Don Johnson was executed by lethal injection Thursday evening for the 1984 suffocation of his wife, Connie.

Posted on 16 May 2019 | 8:19 pm | Google News

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