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August 25, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Florida's Supreme Court in Tallahassee challenged the state to defend the constitutionality of the electric chair after being shown gruesome photos of the latest electrocution. Justice Harry Lee Anstead called the images "heinous," "horrible" and "right out of some horror movie." Justices had been shown color photos of Allen Lee "Tiny" Davis, still strapped in the chair minutes after his bloody execution July 8. Florida's high court ordered a halt to further executions until Sept.
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August 25, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Florida's Supreme Court in Tallahassee challenged the state to defend the constitutionality of the electric chair after being shown gruesome photos of the latest electrocution. Justice Harry Lee Anstead called the images "heinous," "horrible" and "right out of some horror movie." Justices had been shown color photos of Allen Lee "Tiny" Davis, still strapped in the chair minutes after his bloody execution July 8. Florida's high court ordered a halt to further executions until Sept.
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