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I'm sure you have already checked this, but perhaps there is an active plugin which is referring to a file in that theme. I would suggest deactivating all plugins and then manually remove the theme. If you still have trouble you may need to repair/optimize the database.
I'd try this: move the current wordpress installation folder aside and create a new installation of wordpress, bring your settings and files over as if you're migrating your site but don't bring the troublesome theme.
It sounds like the theme is hanging when you try to disable it. Physically remove the theme. Login over FTP and delete or rename the theme directory. If that doesn't work this will take a lot of debugging. WordPress will notice that the active theme is gone/broken and load a default theme. I tell you the following with great caution. Try this only if no ...
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