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Press witnesses sought for November 7 execution

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a death warrant for inmate James Dailey who committed his crime in Pinellas County. Dailey’s execution is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Florida State Prison in Raiford, Florida.

The Florida Press Association may designate up to five press witnesses for the execution, one of whom must represent a press organization that covers Pinellas County. If you are interested in sending a representative from your newspaper to the execution, please contact Joe Trovato at 321-283-5257 or jtrovato@flpress.com by 5:00 pm Monday, October 28.