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Federal judge grants stay of execution to Oklahoma inmate

 

December 26, 2021



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has granted a stay of execution for a death row inmate who was scheduled to receive a lethal injection in March.

In his order last week, U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot agreed to stay the execution of 49-year-old James Coddington. The order reinstates Coddington as a plaintiff in a case with other death row inmates who are challenging Oklahoma's three-drug lethal injection protocol. A trial in that case is scheduled to begin before Friot in February.

Coddington initially was removed from that case because he failed to select an alternativ...



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