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The gurney used to restrain prisoners during the lethal injection process in the execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas.

Killer seeks low-IQ execution reprieve

For the second time in a week, a death-row inmate who claims a mental impairment should exempt him from capital punishment is set to be executed, barring a last-minute reprieve from the nation's highest court.Robert Ladd, 57, was sentenced to death in Texas for hammering, strangling and setting afire a woman in 1996 — while he was on parole...

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