Arkansas Supreme Court Approves Execution Of 1 Death Row Inmate

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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Late today, the Arkansas Supreme Court cleared the way to execute an inmate tonight. The state had planned to put eight men to death before the end of the month when its stock of lethal injection drugs expires, but a flurry of court rulings had delayed all of those executions until now. We're joined by Bobby Ampezzan of Arkansas Public Media who's covering this story. And Bobby, there were two executions originally scheduled for tonight. One has been delayed. The other is now back on. What do we know about the condemned man? BOBBY AMPEZZAN, BYLINE: That's right, Ari. Actually, we're dealing with a case where the fates of these two men couldn't be more different. The gentleman who is facing...

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