Cop Killer Loses at Supreme Court

Garland cop killer will get new date with death

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009  |  Updated 11:45 AM CDT
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Cop Killer Loses at Supreme Court

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Execution gurney in death chamber at Huntsville, Texas.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a man convicted of killing a suburban Dallas police officer, clearing the way for a new execution date to be set.

  Kenneth Mosley won a reprieve from the high court last month, just a day before he was to receive lethal injection for the fatal shooting of Garland Officer David Moore. The 32-year-old Moore was shot while responding to a 911 call about a bank robbery.
 
Moore's lawyers had won the reprieve by arguing issues in his case were similar to those in an Alabama death penalty case the court is reviewing.

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