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Alabama Sets February Execution Date for Man in 1991 Killing

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The state of Alabama has set a February execution date for a man convicting of the 1991 slaying of a woman abducted and shot in a cemetery. The Alabama Supreme Court ordered that 51-year-old Willie B. Smith III be put to death on Feb. 11 in the shotgun slaying of Sharma Ruth Johnson. Prosecutors said Smith…