Texas inmate set to die Wednesday gets reprieve

Texas inmate set to die Wednesday gets reprieve
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Monday, May 14, 2012 - 4:45pm

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday stopped this week's scheduled execution of a convicted killer whose mental health had become an issue in his appeals.

The state's highest criminal court gave a reprieve to Steven Staley, 49, who was set for lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville for the 1989 shooting death of a Fort Worth restaurant manager during a botched robbery.

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http://www.statesman.com/news/texas/texas-inmate-set-to-die-wednesday-ge...

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