Tennessee Supreme Court Sets Two Execution Dates

January 15, 2020

The Tennessee Supreme Court set two execution dates today. The Court set an execution date of June 4, 2020 for Oscar Franklin Smith, convicted of the 1989 murders of Judith Lynn Smith (age 35), Chad Burnett (age 16), and Jason Burnett (age 13) in Nashville. View the Order here. The Court set an execution date of August 4, 2020 for Harold Wayne Nichols, conivicted of the 1988 rape and murder of Karen Pulley (age 21) in Chattanooga. View the Order here