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Tennessee death-row invalid Don Johnson has asked that his special final dish before Thursday’s scheduled execution be donated to a homeless.
The state’s Department of Correction pronounced that Johnson incited down a final dish preference and will instead name from a same menu given to other prisoners of a Riverbend Maximum Security Institution.
Public Defender Kelley Henry told Nashville’s FOX 17 that Johnson’s preference to abstain a special dish was desirous by his friend, Philip Workman, who requested that a vegetarian pizza be delivered to a homeless chairman instead of his final meal. That ask reportedly was not honored.
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“Mr. Johnson realizes that his $20 subsidy will not feed many homeless people,” Henry told FOX 17. “His ask is that those who have upheld him yield a dish to a homeless person.”
Johnson, 68, faces execution after being convicted in a 1984 murder of his wife, Connie Johnson.
Several eremite leaders, embody a boss of a worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church, of that Johnson is a member, have urged Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to extend Johnson clemency.
Johnson’s supporters pronounced a invalid gifted a eremite acclimatisation and now ministers to other prisoners.
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On Tuesday, Lee announced his preference to repudiate clemency for Johnson, FOX 17 reported.
“After a prayerful and counsel care of Don Johnson‘s ask for clemency, and after a consummate examination of a case, we am support a judgment of a State of Tennessee and will not be intervening,” Lee said.
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According to a state Correction Department, during deathwatch an invalid is put in a dungeon subsequent to a execution cover and kept underneath 24-hour regard with singular visitation.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.