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CORRECTS CITY TO MCALESTER - Supporters of Julius Jones rally outside Oklahoma State Penitentiary on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 in McAlester , Okla. Jones is scheduled to receive the lethal injection in Oklahoma's highest-profile execution in decades. Jones was convicted of murder in the 1999 killing of Paul Howell, a suburban Oklahoma City businessman. The 41-year-old Jones maintains he was framed by the actual killer, a co-defendant who testified against him and was released from prison after 15 years. (Reese Gorman/The Norman Transcript via AP)

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SueZann Bosler, a death penalty opponent, cries at a secured gate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., prior to the scheduled execution of David Neal Cox, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Bosler was denied entrance to a protest/prayer vigil setup on the penitentiary campus because she arrived after the gate was secured. Cox, 50, who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her young daughter as her mother lay dying was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the first inmate executed in Mississippi in nine years. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Death penalty opponents participate in a prayer vigil at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., moments before the scheduled execution of David Neal Cox, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. The group, allowed on the penitentiary grounds, held the vigil for the victims and the condemned. Cox, 50, who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her young daughter as her mother lay dying was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the first inmate executed in Mississippi in nine years. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain tells reporters in the Visitation Center on the grounds of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., of the final words from David Neal Cox, 50, who was executed by lethal injection, Wednesday evening, Nov. 17, 2021. Cox, 50, who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her young daughter as her mother lay dying was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the first inmate executed in Mississippi in nine years. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Burl Cain, center, confers with Karei McDonald Jr., executive deputy commissioner, right, as Corrections chief general counsel Leonard Vincent listens, during a news briefing in the Visitation Center on the grounds of the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., following the scheduled execution by lethal injection of David Neal Cox, 50, Wednesday evening, Nov. 17, 2021. Cox, 50, who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her young daughter as her mother lay dying was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the first inmate executed in Mississippi in nine years. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Death penalty opponent Sheila O'Flaherty, speaks about her participation in a prayer vigil at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., prior to the scheduled execution of David Neal Cox, 50, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. Cox, who killed his estranged wife and terrorized their family in 2010, was scheduled to receive a lethal injection Wednesday evening at the penitentiary and become the first person executed in Mississippi since 2012. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Sally Fran Ross, a retired United Methodist minister, left, reacts as Lea Campbell, center, reads a poem before a prayer vigil at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss., prior to the scheduled execution of David Neal Cox, 50, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. These three women were part of a small group of death penalty opponents that participated in the vigil. Cox, who killed his estranged wife and terrorized their family in 2010, was scheduled to receive a lethal injection Wednesday evening. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)