Officials seek clemency for Ga. mother on death row
ATLANTA — Two influential voices have joined the chorus of those asking that Kelly Renee Gissendaner be allowed to live. Gissendaner, convicted of recruiting her boyfriend to kill her husband, is set to be executed Tuesday in Jackson.
Her execution has been postponed since March when officials cited problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal injection.
Since then there have been vigils and rallies asking the state to spare Gissendaner. Her children have made a video asking for mercy for their mother. Then Saturday former State Corrections Deputy Director Vanessa O’Donnell... read more
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