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APR News Reports
APR News Reports
Interview w. Asst. AG Clay Crenshaw on Siebert execution
(2007-10-26)
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Daniel Lee Siebert was scheduled for execution yesterday for the 1986 murder of a mother, her two young children and one of their neighbors. Siebert is terminally ill with cancer and claimed his medication would adversely interact with the chemicals used in the lethal injection process. That claim was rejected by the Governor and a federal judge in Montgomery, but a 3-judge panel of the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals saw differently and unexpectedly stayed the execution. The Alabama Attorney General's chief of capital litigation Clay Crenshaw appealed the ruling, and the ruling was vacated. But the stay of execution was left in place. Crenshaw spoke with Alabama Public Radio's Brett Tannehill about what happened ...

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