Inmate set to die Tuesday asks Bryant for clemency - - Jackson, MS

Inmate set to die Tuesday asks Bryant for clemency

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A death row inmate who's scheduled to be executed Tuesday is asking Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant for clemency.

Henry Curtis Jackson was convicted in 1991 of killing his two nieces and two nephews in his mother's home in Leflore County in 1990. He was also found guilty of stabbing two other relatives, both of whom survived.

Jackson's attorney, Robert Davis Jr. of Tupelo, filed a clemency request Friday and says he's not likely to file any new appeals. Davis says 47-year-old Jackson would spend the rest of his life in prison if he's not executed.

Bryant has not granted clemency requests to previous inmates, though his spokesman, Mick Bullock, says Bryant is reviewing Jackson's case.

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