Tennessee inmate asks supreme court to stop scheduled execution

Edmund Zagorski asked court take up claim that it is unconstitutional to force him to choose electric chair or injection

With just hours left before his scheduled execution by electric chair, condemned Tennessee inmate Edmund Zagorski is asking the US supreme court to put a stop to it.

On Thursday Zagorski asked the court take up his claim that it is unconstitutional to force him to choose between the electric chair and lethal injection. He is scheduled to be executed at 7pm CST in Nashville’s Riverbend maximum security institution.

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Source: theguardian