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FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, Arkansas prison department spokesman Solomon Graves speaks to reporters amid a series of executions at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner, Arkansas. Additional arguments over whether the state's three-drug execution protocol are expected if the state sets more execution dates or when a federal judge resumes a hearing on a claim by surviving inmates that they're at a risk for cruel or unusual punishment. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel, File)

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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Tad Cummins in Tennessee. Authorities said Cummins, a Tennessee teacher who led police on a nationwide manhunt after taking a 15-year-old student, was indicted on federal charges Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP, File)

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A motorist passes by the entrance to the Cummins Unit prison near Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The state scheduled the execution of Kenneth Williams for Thursday night. It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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Solomon Graves, right, explains to members of the media the ground rules for selecting media witnesses for the scheduled execution of Kenneth Williams at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner, Ark., Thursday, April 27, 2017. Three media witnesses are allowed. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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A motorist passes by the entrance to the Cummins Unit prison near Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The state scheduled the execution of Kenneth Williams for Thursday night. It would be the state's fourth execution in an eight-day period. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Graves' agency relies on reporters and citizen witnesses to verify that the state has conducted an execution. A fourth execution this month is set for Thursday. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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A recruiting sign for the Arkansas Department of Correction greets visitors to the Cummins Unit prison near Varner, Arkansas, which was scheduled to hold executions Thursday, April 20, 2017. If any inmate dies by lethal injection, it would be the state's first execution since 2005. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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Scott Langley of Ghent, New York, holds a sign near the Cummins Unit prison near Varner, Arkansas, to protest executions set for Thursday, April 20, 2017. Arkansas adopted an aggressive schedule of eight executions in an 11-day period, but stays have been issued for four of the men initially set to die. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, waits at a desk behind an Arkansas flag for a telephone call with news from the death chamber at the Cummins Unit prison on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected stay requests from Ledell Lee, allowing his execution to proceed at the prison near Varner, Ark. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, waits at a desk for a telephone call with news from the death chamber at the Cummins Unit prison near Varner, Ark., on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected stay requests from Ledell Lee, allowing his execution to proceed at the prison. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

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FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Tad Cummins in Tennessee. Authorities said a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with Cummins, who was her teacher, last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has been arrested. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP, File)

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FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Tad Cummins in Tennessee. Anthony Thomas, the father of Elizabeth, a missing Tennessee teenager who vanished with Cummins, told WKRN-TV on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, “we all need you home.” He also urged teacher Cummins to turn himself in. Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas were reported missing on March 13. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP, File)

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This undated photo released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations shows Tad Cummins in Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it remains "extremely concerned" about the well-being of Elizabeth Thomas, who was last seen Monday, March 13, 2017, in Columbia, Tenn. Cummins was placed on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigations via AP)

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In this Friday May 16, 2014, photo, Cummins engineer Sushant Dhiman places a virtual reality headset on Greenwood Middle School student Brooklynne Wilson, 13, in Greenwood, Ind. (AP Photo/The Daily Journal, Scott Roberson)

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In this Friday May 16, 2014, photo, Cummins engineer Mike Hughes, left, talks with eighth grade students at Greenwood Middle Schoot about the virtual reality computer-aided drafting system being demonstrated on the screen behind him in Greenwood, Ind. (AP Photo/The Daily Journal, Scott Roberson)

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**FILE** A television camera mounted on the ceiling of a witness room is pointed toward the death chamber at Cummins Prison in Varner, Ark., on July 30, 1997. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A television camera mounted on the ceiling of a witness room is pointed toward the death chamber at Cummins Prison in Varner, Ark., on July 30, 1997. (Associated Press)