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Thursday’s execution of Donald Grant prompted a protest outside of Gov. Kevin Stitt’s mansion.
On Thursday, the state of Oklahoma carried out the execution of death row inmate Donald Grant.
Grant was convicted of killing Brenda McElyea and Suzette Smith in July of 2001 at the La Quinta Inn in Del City where they worked.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay of execution application submitted by Oklahoma death row inmate Donald Grant.
On Thursday, the state of Oklahoma is scheduled to execute death row inmate Donald Grant who confessed to murdering two women at the hotel where they worked in 2001.
A federal court in Oklahoma City will hold a hearing on two death row inmates’ requests to block their executions.
On Tuesday, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted 4-1 to deny clemency for death row inmate Donald Grant.
Donald Grant and Gilbert Postelle asked the court for an injunction to delay their executions following ‘issues’ with John Marion Grant’s execution in October.
The widower of a woman killed by a death row inmate who’s set to be executed is frustrated that he won’t be able to attend the execution. The Oklahoma Department of Corrections said he missed the deadline to sign up.
An attorney for two Oklahoma death row inmates facing executions in the coming months offered firing squad as a less problematic alternative to the state’s three-drug lethal injection.
An appeal filed with the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals by the attorneys of five death-row inmates, asking for a stay in their upcoming execution dates, has been granted for two of the inmates.