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This 2017 photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows Lee Hall, formerly known as Leroy Hall Jr. Hall, a death row inmate, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, selected electrocution for his upcoming execution, a move that would make him the fourth person in the state to choose that method over lethal injection since 2018. (Tennessee Department of Correction via AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee inmate Lee Hall is on death watch in anticipation of his upcoming execution.

The Department of Correction confirmed Tuesday that 53-year-old Hall had been moved to death watch late Monday. Hall is scheduled to be electrocuted Thursday.

(Read more: Tennessee's Supreme Court declines to intervene in upcoming execution of Chattanooga man)

In Tennessee, inmates on death watch are placed in a cell next to the execution chamber where they're under 24-hour surveillance.

Hall, formerly known as Leroy Hall Jr., has been on death row since he was convicted for the 1991 killing of his estranged girlfriend, Traci Crozier.

(Read more: Hamilton County judge hears last-minute arguments in petition for new trial of Chattanooga death row inmate)

Hall's attorneys are asking Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee for a reprieve to allow more time to consider questions about the possible bias of a juror who helped deliver the original death sentence.

Lee, a Republican, is reviewing the request.

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