Death Row

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Executes Man Who Killed S. Florida Couple & Guard

A man convicted of abducting and killing a Miami couple in 1974 and later stabbing a prison guard to death is set for execution at Florida State Prison, just one day after the Florida Supreme Court denied a state of execution.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Supreme Court Denies Stay In Tuesday Execution

The Florida Supreme Court on Monday denied a stay in the execution of convicted murderer Askari Abdullah Muhammad, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday at Florida State Prison.

01/06/2014

Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, is scheduled to die by lethal injection on January 7th, 2014.  (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

Man Convicted Of Killing Miami Couple Scheduled For Execution

After spending nearly 40 years on Florida’s death row, a man convicted of killing a Miami couple and stabbing a prison guard to death is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection.

01/05/2014

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.

12/19/2013

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.

11/18/2013

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Florida Executes Inmate Darius Kimbrough

Florida death row inmate Darius Kimbrough was executed Tuesday.

11/12/2013

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.

10/15/2013

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.

08/05/2013

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.

CBS4–05/29/2013

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