Alabama calls off execution of Allen Miller just before midnight deadline

Latest on Alabama’s execution plan for Allen Miller, the man convicted of killing three people in a workplace shooting in 1999:Friday, 12:40 a.m. CSTAlabama was forced to call off its planned lethal injection execution of Alan Miller after a late-night Supreme Court ruling left the state in a race against time with a death warrant that expired at midnight. Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said the tight deadline and issues with Miller’s vein ultimately led to the decision to abandon the lethal injection. Miller has since been returned to his cell on death row at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore.It’s unknown at this time when the execution will be rescheduled.Get the WVTM 13 app and watch WVTM 13 News for the latest updates on this developing story.—Thursday, 9:15 p.m. CST Alabama has been cleared by the U.S. Supreme Court to proceed with the lethal injection execution of Alan Miller, the man convicted of killing three people in a 1999 workplace shooting in Shelby County. Learn more in the video above.In a 5-4 decision, the Justices vacated a federal judge’s injunction that had prevented execution by lethal injection of Miller from going forward. Miller and his attorneys said the state lost his paperwork showing he wanted to be executed by nitrogen hypoxia.Earlier Thursday, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking Alabama from carrying out its lethal injection plan. The state appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court, ar