Judge halts execution amid claims inmate isn’t mentally fit

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The federal bureau of prisons had been set to execute another inmate today but a judge has put that on hold mostly IRA perky was scheduled to die by lethal injection in what would have been the federal government's second this week but a judge in Washington DC imposed to injunctions halting the execution after perky's lawyers made the case that he suffers from dementia and can no longer grasp why he's slated to die he was convicted of a gruesome nineteen ninety eight kidnapping and killing in Kansas city Missouri the victim was a sixteen year old named Jennifer along one of the injunctions halts not only perky's execution but another scheduled for Friday and one in August the justice department is appealing both cases Ben Thomas Washington

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