The reality television star said she and other advocates were "anxiously awaiting" Oklahoma governor's decision on whether to commute Jones' death sentence.
Jones' execution is scheduled for November 19, but Gov. Kevin Stitt is still considering a state parole board recommendation to commute his death sentence.
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a preliminary injunction request to stay executions for inmates Julius Jones, Wade Lay, Donald Grant and Gilbert Postelle.
Oklahoma's Pardon and Parole Board has twice voted to recommend Gov. Kevin Stitt commute Jones' sentence. His execution is scheduled for November 18.
Witness accounts of John Grant's execution differed dramatically from the version offered by the state.
Javaid Rehman, the U.N.'s independent investigator on human rights in Iran, said that the country continues to use the death penalty "at an alarming rate."
Judge Stephen Friot denied a motion for a preliminary injunction that was sought by five death row inmates.
"Yesterday's executions of 24 people demonstrates the Syrian government's disregard for international law," said Diana Semaan of Amnesty International.
The 61-year-old died from an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
Grant's execution would be Oklahoma's first since capital punishment was paused in 2015 after a series of botched and flawed executions.
Grant, 60, would become the first inmate put to death since the process in the state was halted following a series of botched and flawed executions.
The exact cause of death will be determined by the coroner. Officials didn't say if it was linked to a recent COVID outbreak at San Quentin State Prison.
A federal judge has agreed to consider whether Oklahoma's three-drug lethal injection violates the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
The Alabama Department of Corrections indicated it is waiting to ensure the nitrogen hypoxia system is ready before writing procedures for how it will be used.
The state acknowledged the pentobarbital would expire up to 45 days after being compounded into an injectable fluid, rather than the 90 days it originally said.
The Missouri Supreme Court set Ernest Lee Johnson's execution for October 5 at the state prison in Bonne Terre.
The 45-year-old, who has confessed to the killings, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on June 30. Texas postponed his execution last year because of the pandemic.
Attorneys representing Zane Michael Floyd asked a judge to allow enough time to investigate the effects of the untested sequence of drugs that prison officials want to use to execute him.
Texas officials have been asked to grant a 30-day stay of execution for John Hummel, whose execution is scheduled for June 30.
The state Supreme Court ruled that Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens have a statutory right to choose the manner of their execution.
Brad Sigmon and Freddie Owens are scheduled to die in South Carolina's 109-year-old electric chair, in what would be the state's first executions in a decade.
Pike's attorneys have asked the Tennessee Supreme Court to recommend that Gov. Bill Lee commute her sentence to life.
The Tennessee Attorney General's Office has asked the state Supreme Court to set an execution date for 45-year-old Pike.
Execution by nitrogen hypoxia is authorized under Alabama law, but the state has never put it into practice.
Payne has always maintained his innocence and his attorneys say he can't be executed because he is intellectually disabled.
South Carolina is set to carry out its first executions in a decade due to a new law that compels condemned inmates to choose between the electric chair and a firing squad if lethal injection drugs aren't available.
Zane Michael Floyd had "exhausted his legal remedies," a judge has said, allowing prosecutors to set a date for the convicted mass murderer's execution.