Tennessee death row inmate Oscar Franklin Smith has chosen a double bacon cheeseburger, a deep-dish apple pie and vanilla bean ice cream as his last meal before his looming execution, the Tennessee Department of Correction reported Wednesday.

Smith, 72, is slated to die by lethal injection Thursday night at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville.

The meal will be delivered to him Thursday, TDOC spokesperson Dorinda Carter said. Death row inmates typically get $ 20 toward a special meal before they are executed.

Smith was moved out of his cell on death row late Monday night and into a cell next to the execution chamber for a three-day period known as “death watch.”

During deathwatch, the 72 hours leading up to an execution, “strict guidelines are implemented to maintain the security and control of the offender and to maintain safe and orderly operations of the prison,” according to TDOC.

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A photo exhibit used during Oscar Franklin Smith's 1989 triple murder trial depicting a phone in the kitchen at the crime scene ripped off the wall.

Smith was sentenced to death in the Oct. 1, 1989, killings of his estranged wife, Judith Robirds Smith, 35, and her sons Chad Burnett, 16, and Jason Burnett, 13.

Their brutal deaths took place inside a home on Lutie Court in Nashville’s Woodbine neighborhood.

Smith, a former machinist from Robertson County, shot his estranged wife in the neck then stabbed her several times. He shot her eldest son in the left eye and then in the upper chest and left torso. Her younger son was stabbed in the neck and abdomen.

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