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Apr 04, 2024

Oklahoma Set to Carry Out Its First Execution of 2024, Attorney General Told to Man Up” in Response to Concerns About Pace of Executions

Oklahoma is sched­uled to exe­cute Michael Smith on April 4, the state’s first exe­cu­tion of 2024. Convicted in 2003 for the sep­a­rate 2002 mur­ders of Janet Moore and Sharath Babu Pulluru in Oklahoma County, Mr. Smith has spent the last 21 years on death row. Following his arrest, Mr. Smith con­fessed to his involve­ment in these killings to the police, but now says that he was high on drugs” dur­ing his inter­ro­ga­tion and does not even remem­ber get­ting arrested.”