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Timeline of events in Richard Glossip's case

Richard Glossip courtesy Oklahoma Department of Corrections

Richard Glossip, convicted in a 1997 murder, is scheduled for execution on Wednesday.

January 8, 1997 - Barry Van Treese was beat to death at motel he owned, the Best Budget Inn at I-40 and Council in Oklahoma City.

Justin Sneed arrested for the murder. After admitting to it, Sneed told police a different story a week later, pointing a finger at Richard Glossip. Sneed told investigators Glossip "asked me to kill Bary, so he could run the motel." Glossip is arrested.

June 18, 1998 - Sneed convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

August 14, 1998 - Glossip convicted of murder and sentenced to death.

August 27, 2004 - Glossip convicted again of murder in new jury trial and sentenced to death.

December 6, 2007 - Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals denies Glossip's application for post-conviction relief.

October 13, 2014 - State Attorney General announces state does not have adequate supply of execution drugs, moves to delay executions of Glossip and two other inmates.

Glossip was scheduled to be executed the next month.

October 24, 2014 - Clemency board votes unanimously against clemency recommendation for Glossip.

December 2014 - Glossip begins hunger strike in prison, saying he would rather starve to death than be executed. Strike lasts a couple of weeks.

January 19, 2015 - Anti-death penalty advocated, Sister Helen Prejean becomes an advocate for Glossip, believing he is innocent. Her involvement in the case helps to spread national and international attention on the case.

January 28, 2015 - U.S. Supreme Court halts executions in Oklahoma until it decides on lethal injection drugs.

Glossip had joined other death row inmates in their fight against the drug Midazolam. Glossip was scheduled for execution the next day.

June 29, 2015 - U.S. Supreme Court rules Oklahoma's lethal injection drug cocktail constitutional.

August 28, 2015 - U.S. Supreme Court announces it won't rehear Glossip's case.

September 16, 2015 - Glossip scheduled for execution.

The execution is delayed two weeks after the Appeals Court issues a last-minute stay. Judges say they need more time to review a Glossip's new appeal.

September 28, 2015 - Court of Criminal Appeals denies appeal saying Glossip's attorneys provided no new complaints from previous appeal.

September 30, 2015 - Glossip scheduled for execution.

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