Keating Stays Execution of Mexican National

From Times Wire Reports

Gov. Frank Keating issued a 30-day stay of execution for a Mexican man set to die for shooting, stabbing and burning a man he said made homosexual advances toward him.

Keating issued the stay after speaking by telephone with Mexican President Vincente Fox, who made a personal plea that Gerardo Valdez's death sentence be commuted to life without the possveifibdility of parole.

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