SC Supreme Court postpones April execution by firing squad; another one set for May
Richard Moore, 57, was scheduled to be the first person executed in South Carolina since 2011.. - Dreamstime/Dreamstime/TNS

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court has hit pause on the April 29 execution of Richard Moore, who was scheduled to die by firing squad. Moore, 57, was scheduled to be the first person executed in South Carolina since 2011. The court said in its temporary stay that it will release a more detailed order with new parameters at a later date. Also on Wednesday, a second man on South Carolina’s death row found out the day he is scheduled die. The South Carolina Department of Corrections said it received an execution date from the state Supreme Court for Brad Keith Sigmon, a 64-year-old...