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Statement from Gov. Bill Lee on Nicholas Sutton

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 11:30am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee released the following statement regarding death row inmate Nicholas Sutton:

“After careful consideration of Nicholas Sutton’s request for clemency and a thorough review of the case, I am upholding the sentence of the State of Tennessee and will not be intervening.”