Death Warrant Signed For Convicted Tampa Bay Murderer
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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — For the third time since becoming governor. Rick Scott has signed the death warrant of a Florida killer convicted of murdering a woman and throwing her body into Tampa Bay more than 30 years ago.
Robert Waterhouse, 65, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Feb. 15.
Waterhouse was found guilty of killing Deborah Kammerer, whose nude body was found washed up on a beach. She had been raped and beaten and drowned in the morning tide. The pair had been seen leaving a St. Petersburg bar on the night of Jan. 2, 1980.
Waterhouse was nearly executed back in 1985, but his execution was eventually held up by judges.
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