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State law requires that the court issue a death warrant within 10 days of greenlighting the execution date.
Later in the evening, plans to execute Hamm, 61, were set in motion before his death warrant expired at midnight.
Later in the evening, plans to execute Mr. Hamm, 61, were set in motion before his death warrant expired at midnight.
The death warrant was signed by a judge on June 19.
He was pronounced dead about 35 minutes after the death warrant was read.
The king of Siam even issued their death warrants before forgetting about them, leaving them to grow up as healthy, active boys on the Mekong River.
Image In one of his final acts as governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie signed what appeared to be a death warrant for an agency that has policed the ports around New York Harbor for 65 years.
Ellsworth supports limits on campaign donations and Wagner is open to the idea. ___ DEATH PENALTY All three support the death penalty and would sign death warrants.
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: an official document ordering a person to be killed as a punishment
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