OKLAHOMA CITY — A judge denied an attempt to delay the upcoming executions for four Oklahoma death row inmates on Monday.
Attorneys for Julius Jones, Donald Grant, John Grant, Wade Lay and Gilbert Postelle are all looking to force the state to hold off on thescheduled execution dates for their clients.
Jones has a clemency hearing scheduled for Nov. 1 ahead of his Nov. 18 execution date.
Grant is scheduled to be the first Oklahoma inmate executed since 2015 on Thursday.
An appellate court granted a temporary stay of the first two executions on Wednesday.
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