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Clemency Denied For 74-year-old Oklahoma Death Row Inmate

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The state Pardon and Parole Board denies clemency for a 74-year-old death row inmate, clearing the way for him to become the oldest person ever executed in Oklahoma.

John Boltz was sentenced to die for the murder of his 23-year-old stepson 22 years ago.

Boltz is scheduled for lethal injection on June 1st at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary at McAlester.

During his trial, Boltz argued he acted in self-defense.
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