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US Lawyers File Appeal for Suspension on Execution of Schizophrenic Inmate

The lawyers for Scott Panetti, an inmate suffering from schizophrenia who is to be executed on Wednesday, have asked the US Supreme Court to reconsider his case after the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted against delaying the execution by lethal injection. Panetti, who in 1992 killed his in-laws and kidnapped his wife and three-year-old daughter in Texas, seems ...

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