09/29/2015 11:32 am ET

Georgia Is About To Execute Its First Woman In 70 Years

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Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, is set to be executed Tuesday. A scheduled March execution was stayed after officials at the Georgia Department of Corrections determined the drug they planned to use in the lethal injection, pentobarbital, appeared uncharacteristically cloudy.

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