The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence for a 63-year old Kentucky inmate.
The decision overturns an appeals court ruling that granted David Eugene Matthews a retrial three decades after the double murder of his wife and mother-in-law.
Matthews now returns to death row. Kentucky is currently in the process of revising its lethal injection procedures, so he will not be put to death until the state chooses a new execution method.
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