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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 19, 2018
Three death row inmates are scheduled to die in 2018 – the first executions in Tennessee since 2009, The Tennessean reports. The Tennessee Supreme Court confirmed the executions, which will start in May. Two of the inmates have additional avenues for appeal. The first, James Hawkins, a Shelby County man convicted in 2011 of killing the mother of his children, is set to die on May 9.