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State prosecutors are requesting a November 9th date for the execution of John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind behind sniper-style killings that terrorized the D.C. region in late 2002.The Manassas News and Messenger reports prosecutors selected the date to give Muhammad time to appeal for clemency.

Muhammad is currently on death row in Prince William County, Virginia for the killing of Dean Myers. With his teenage accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo, Muhammad killed Myers and nine others in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia over the course of three weeks. Muhammad's attorney, Jonathan Sheldon, says he will appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

David Schultz reports...

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