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Federal court refuses to block Atwood’s scheduled Wednesday execution – Cronkite News

Convicted killer Frank Atwood was down to his last appeals Tuesday, after a federal circuit court rejected a bid to stop his Wednesday execution for the 1984 murder of an 8-year-old Tucson girl. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday afternoon upheld a three-judge panel’s decision from earlier in the day rejecting Atwood’s arguments that

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