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Oklahoma appeals court agrees to slow pace of executions


January 25, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday agreed to slow the pace of the state's upcoming executions at the request of the new attorney general, spacing them at least 60 days apart.

The court issued an order setting execution dates for the next seven death row inmates scheduled to die by lethal injection, beginning with Richard Glossip on May 18, followed by six more executions scheduled roughly 60 days apart.

Oklahoma's new attorney general, Gentner Drummond, had requested at least 60 days between executions, instead of 30 days, because he said carrying out an...

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