Tenn. Schedules Five Executions For June 28
Tennessee is gearing itself up to be the country's latest killing machine. It has scheduled five executions for the same day, June 28, and says it is prepared to carry them all out should last minute appeals not delay them.
Prison officials say they just need two to three hours between them so they can get the families of one inmate out and the next one in.
The record goes to Virginia:
The record for single-day executions is believed to be the eight men convicted of rape who were electrocuted on Feb. 2, 1951, in Martinsville City, Va.
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