BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A federal judge in Birmingham has turned down Alabama death row inmate Leroy White's request to stop his execution scheduled for next week.
White had argued that his execution should be stopped because his former attorneys caused him to miss a deadline for appealing his conviction.
He was sentenced for the shotgun slaying of his estranged wife during a violent domestic argument.
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