By Brendan O'Brien
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court temporarily stayed the execution in Alabama on Thursday of a man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas 1991.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cited jurisdictional issues raised in the case in upholding a delay of 60 days that a district judge had earlier granted in the case of Christopher Price, 46.
Price was convicted and sentenced to death in 1993 in the killing of William Lynn, a minister, in his home in Bazemore, Alabama on Dec. 22, 1991.
(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee; Additional reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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Updated Date: Apr 12, 2019 06:06:38 IST