Matthew Reeves was convicted of killing Willie Johnson with a shotgun inside a pickup truck during a robbery.
A federal appeals court has blocked the state of Alabama from executing an inmate who was convicted of killing a man in Dallas County in 1996.
The Alabama Department of Corrections has set an execution date for Matthew Reeves, who was convicted of a 1996 killing in Dallas County.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against an Alabama inmate whose lawyers argued that his trial counsel should have done more to try to show he is intellectually disabled and therefore he should be spared a death sentence. In an unsigned 6-3 opinion, the conservative majority on Friday reversed an 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…