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Atlanta — The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles is set to hold a new clemency hearing for the lone woman on the state’s death row.

Kelly Renee Gissendaner is set for execution Tuesday at 7 p.m. The 47-year-old woman was convicted of murder in the February 1997 slaying of her husband. Prosecutors say she conspired with her lover, who stabbed Douglas Gissendaner to death.

A parole board statement on Monday said the board’s members have reviewed a second request from Gissendaner’s lawyers to reconsider their February decision denying clemency. The release says they’re holding a meeting to gather additional information from representatives for Gissendaner.

Two of Gissendaner’s three children previously addressed the board. A lawyer for Gissendaner said her oldest son now wants to ask the board to spare her life.

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