Tennessee death row inmate set for the electric chair on Thursday last meal of fried chicken

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A Tennessee death row inmate has selected a last meal of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, biscuits and coffee as he awaits word on his execution from the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Tennessee Department of Correction says David Earl Miller will be served the meal on Thursday afternoon.

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The 61-year-old inmate is scheduled to die in the electric chair at 7pm that day.

Miller chose electrocution, as did Edmund Zagorski a month ago.

Lawsuit - Tennessee - Injection - Method - Death

They lost a lawsuit claiming Tennessee's midazolam-based lethal injection method causes a prolonged and torturous death.

Miller still has two last-minute petitions asking the justices to halt his execution.

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He was convicted of killing a 23-year-old mentally handicapped woman in 1981 in Knoxville.

Miller, who has been on death row for 36 years, was sentenced to death for the 1981 murder of 23-year-old Lee Standifer in Knoxville.

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He has spent the longest amount of time on death row that any other Tennessee inmate.

'It was just a series of random events that led him here and to her and to her innocent life,' Jim Winston, a retired...
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