Court orders Oct. 23 execution for Arizona inmate - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Court orders Oct. 23 execution for Arizona inmate

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PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Supreme Court has ordered that Robert Glen Jones Jr. be executed Oct. 23 under death sentences imposed for the fatal shootings of 6 people during two 1996 armed robberies in Tucson.

Jones and a co-defendant were convicted of fatally shooting two people at a Tucson smoke shop in May 1996 and four people at the Tucson Firefighters Association Union Hall the following month.

Arizona has had 33 executions since 1992.

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