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Kimberly McCarthy Will Not Be Executed Today

As of yesterday, Kimberly McCarthy โ€“ the woman scheduled to be executed for the 1997 robbery and murder of her Lancaster neighbor โ€“ was barreling ahead. That’s no longer the case, according to WFAA and the Associated Press. State District Judge Larry Mitchell moved the execution of the 51-year-old McCarthy to April 3.

On Monday, McCarthy’s attorneys at the Capital Punishment Clinic sent the following letter to Governor Perry:

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