Supreme Court denies Chavez's final appeal

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RAIFORD, Fla. - The US Supreme Court denies late stay of execution for Jimmy Ryce's killer.

Last-minute appeal temporarily delayed the planned Florida execution.

A 6 p.m. execution time passed while officials awaited a final ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. Chavez has raised legal challenges to Florida's method of lethal injection, among other claims.

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