Lawyers frantically bid to block Kelly Gissendaner execution

September 30, 2015 3:43 AM

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Lawyers frantically bid to block Kelly Gissendaner execution

Lawyers for a woman facing the death penalty in the US state of Georgia have lodged a number of last-ditch appeals to try and block her execution.

Kelly Gissendaner, 47, was due to become the first woman put to death in the state in 70 years on Tuesday evening by lethal injection.

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