Governor won’t intervene in execution of Donnie Johnson

By Updated: May 16, 2019 10:47 AM CT | Published: May 14, 2019 6:44 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday evening he will not stop the execution of death row inmate Donnie Johnson, who is set to be put to death Thursday.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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