6 more execution dates set for Tennessee death row inmates

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The Tennessee Supreme Court has set execution dates for six death row inmates.  

Donnie Johnson is scheduled to be executed on May 16, 2019. He was convicted in 1985 for killing his wife in Shelby County. Click here to read the order.  

Stephen West is set to be executed on Aug. 15, 2019. West was convicted of murdering a 51-year-old woman and killing and raping a 15-year-old girl in Union County in 1986. Click here to read the order.

An Oct. 10, 2019, execution date has been set for Charles Wright. Wright was convicted of murdering two men in Nashville in 1984. Click here to read the order.  

Lee Hall, also known as Leroy Hall Jr., is set to be executed Dec. 5, 2019. He was convicted of murdering a woman in Hamilton County in 1991. Click here to read the order.  

The Tennessee Supreme Court also set an execution date of Feb. 20, 2020, for Nicholas Sutton. He was convicted of murdering a man in Morgan County in 1985. He was also previously convicted of murdering his grandmother. Click here to read the order.  

Abu-Ali Abdur’ Rahman is scheduled to be executed on April 9, 2020. He was convicted of murdering a man in Nashville in 1986. Click here to read the order.  

All six defendants had previous execution dates that were stayed for pending execution.  

The state is set to execute its third death row inmate since August next month

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