Texas death row inmate Rogelio Cannady will avoid execution Wednesday over a 1993 prison killing.Cannady has been sending a friend daily entries on a diary that his friend has been posting online at Death Watch Journal.
Cannady's execution date was withdrawn today by Judge Ronald Yeager.
Cannady's recently appointed appeals lawyer asked for more time to review the case. The judge ordered a March hearing to reset the punishment date.
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