Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 7 p.m. tonight. That execution has now been delayed as the Supreme Court weighs arguments by Davis' legal team and the state of Georgia over whether he deserves a stay, ABC News reports:
At 7:05 p.m. tonight, five minutes after his scheduled death, Davis' supporters erupted in cheers, hugs and tears outside the jail in Jackson, Ga.
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Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection 7 p.m. EDT tonight. His attorneys are filing a desperate last-minute appeal. Davis' attorney, Brian Kammer told the Associated Press that the appeal... Read Post
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