WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorneys for sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad plan to filean appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to stop nextweek's execution.
Muhammad is scheduled to die by lethal injection Nov. 10 at aVirginia prison.
Attorneys for the 48-year-old have said they planned to file theappeal Tuesday. They asked Gov. Timothy M. Kaine for clemency lastmonth.
Muhammad is to be executed for the slaying of Dean Harold Meyersat a Manassas, Va., gas station during a three-week killing spreein October 2002 that left 10 dead in Maryland, Virginia and theDistrict of Columbia.
Muhammad and his teenage accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, were alsosuspected of fatal shootings in other states, including Louisianaand Alabama. Malvo is serving a life sentence in prison.
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