|Tennessee Executes Convicted Killer Who Saved the Lives of 3 Corrections Officers|
Nicholas Sutton, a multiple murderer who was sentenced to death for fatally stabbing a fellow inmate, was executed Thursday night by electric chair at a Tennessee prison.
Sutton was pronounced dead at 7:26 p.m. (8:26 p.m. ET), according to a news release from the Tennessee Department of Correction.
Sutton was convicted in 1981 of killing three people and sentenced to life in prison, where he killed another prisoner. But, according to his lawyer, Sutton at three different times had saved the lives of corrections officers.
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