Death Row

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Supreme Court Oks New Lethal Injection Procedure

Florida’s Supreme Court has unanimously agreed to the use of a new drug in executions. The argument was made by an inmate on death row who killed a prison guard while in prison for two other murders.


Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Inmate Facing Three Death Sentences Gets Execution Delayed

The Florida Supreme Court has delayed an execution because of questions about a new drug being used for lethal injections.


Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Executes Inmate Darius Kimbrough

Florida death row inmate Darius Kimbrough was executed Tuesday.


Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Inmate Executed For Illinois Woman’s Murder

A Florida inmate who has been on Death Row for 27 years ended his sentence Tuesday evening. William Happ was put to death by chemical injection at Florida State Prison for the 1986 strangulation murder of Angie Crowley.


John Errol Ferguson (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mass Murderer Executed

A Miami-Dade man accused of killing eight people in two separate incidents is scheduled to die Monday by lethal injection at Florida State Prison.


Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Miami Man To Be Executed For Jailbreak That Killed Prison Guard

The state of Florida is getting ready for another execution, the second of three executions scheduled within four weeks.
Wednesday, William Van Poyck, 58, of Miami, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Starke.

CBS Miami–06/11/2013

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Child Rapist, Killer Set To Be Executed Wednesday

A former Orlando area man who has been on Florida’s death row for more than two decades for the rape and murder of a young girl is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening.


Elmer Carroll (Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

Florida Set To Execute Child Killer

ORLANDO (CBS Miami/AP) — A man convicted of raping and strangling a 10-year-old girl is set to die by lethal injection at the Florida State Prison in Starke, Wednesday. 56-year-old Elmer Carroll’s last chance at […]

CBS Miami–05/28/2013

John Errol Ferguson (Source: CBS4)

Court Rules Miami-Dade Mass Murderer Competent, Can Be Executed

A federal appeals court has ruled that a Miami-Dade mass murderer is mentally competent to be executed.


Rick Scott

Gov. Scott Signing Death Warrants At Stepped Up Pace

As Governor Rick Scott considers a bill which would speed up death penalty executions by creating tighter timeframes for appeals and post-conviction motions, he’s signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.





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