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Inmate to be executed with nitrogen gas

The execution date for a death row inmate in Alabama has been set.

Gov. Kay Ivey has set from 12:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 25th thru 6:00 a.m. on Friday, January 26th as the execution schedule for Kenneth Eugene Smith.

Smith was sentenced to death for the 1988 capital murder of Elizabeth Dorlene Sennett.

Smith is scheduled to become the first death row inmate to be executed by nitrogen gas in Alabama.

The execution will take place at Atmore’s William C. Holman Correctional Facility.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.