Death Row

Tennessee Death Row Inmate Must Choose Execution Method This Afternoon

Tennessee death row inmate David Earl Miller must choose death by lethal injection or electric chair by this afternoon, The Times Free Press reports. Miller was convicted and sentenced to death for the gruesome murder of Lee Standifer, a mentally handicapped woman he had been dating at the time. Though lethal injection is the preferred method of execution in Tennessee, those convicted prior to 1999 can still opt for the chair. Miller's execution is set for Dec. 6.

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