Friday, June 18, 2010


Death Row Inmate Denied Bid For Rehearing

A former FBI informant on Kentucky's death row for more killings than any other condemned inmate in the state lost a bid for a rehearing before the state's high court as the governor weighs setting an execution date. The decision issued Thursday by the Kentucky Supreme Court turns away 53-year-old Robert Carl Foley's direct challenge to his convictions. Foley faces execution for multiple killings in eastern Kentucky in 1989 and 1991. The Kentucky Attorney General's office sought an execution date for Foley in November, but executions had been on hiatus while high-court-ordered procedural changes were made.

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