Pervis Payne Granted Temporary Reprieve of Execution
Pervis Payne, who has an intellectual disability, was scheduled to be executed on Dec. 3.
11.07.20 By Daniele Selby
Governor Bill Lee granted Pervis Payne a temporary reprieve of his execution until April 9, 2021. In a statement released on Friday, Gov. Lee said Mr. Payne’s execution, originally scheduled for Dec. 3, would be delayed due to “challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.”