Shoals killer scheduled for execution this week

Tommy Arthur (Photo: Alabama Department of Corrections)

Tommy Arthur (Photo: Alabama Department of Corrections)

ATMORE, Ala. – The Alabama Department of Corrections says the execution of inmate Tommy Arthur is going forward as scheduled, for this Thursday, Nov. 3.

Arthur is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m.   He was convicted for the contract killing of a Muscle Shoals man in 1982.

Arthur has been granted a stay of execution six times.  His attorney has filed another appeal.

WHNT News 19 will keep you posted on any developments.