Virginia governor calls off man's execution in murder-for-hire case, says jury heard some claims unsupported by evidence

FILE - In this Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. McAuliffe is facing mounting pressure to halt the planned execution of Ivan Teleguz, who claims he's innocent, more than a decade after he was convicted of ordering his ex-girlfriend's killing. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia governor calls off man's execution in murder-for-hire case, says jury heard some claims unsupported by evidence.

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