Three executions are scheduled this year in Tennessee, which would be the first since 2009. Department of Correction officials confirmed James Hawkins, Billy Ray Irick and Sedrick Clayton are slated for execution by lethal injection. Hawkins was convicted of murdering the mother of his three children in 2008. He is scheduled for execution May 9. Irick’s execution is set for August 9. He was convicted of raping and killing a 7-year-old Knoxville girl in 1985. Sedrick Clayton is slated to be executed November 28. He was convicted of killing his girlfriend and her parents in 2012. Hawkins and Clayton have appeal options, while Irick has completed his.