Tennessee executes inmate in electric chair

Tennessee executes inmate in electric chair

A Tennessee inmate guilty of kidnapping and fatally stabbing a woman and her 15-year-old daughter in 1986, was executed on Thursday by way of the electric chair, state officials announced. The 56-year-old had been convicted of raping the teen. Stephen West was pronounced dead at 7:27 p.m., according to the Tennessee Department of Correction.

Chris
Chris
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AltMiddle 5 months

why'd it take so long to execute him?

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