Donnie Johnson suffocated his wife in 1984 in Memphis and has been on death row for more than three decades. He has asked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to commute his sentence to life without parole because he is now a changed man.
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Tennessee inmate asks court to declare he can't be executed
A Tennessee death row inmate's attorneys on Wednesday asked a court to declare that he cannot be executed because he is intellectually disabled. The petition was filed in Memphis Criminal Court one ...
South Carolina House adds firing squad to execution methods
The South Carolina House has voted to add the firing squad to the state's execution methods amid a lack of lethal-injection drugs.