The convicted murderer of nine-year-old Jimmy Ryce, Juan Carlos Chavez, has less than 19 hours to live and his lawyers are spending those hours fighting to extend his life through last minute appeals.
The kidnapping, rape and murder of Jimmy Ryce, 18-years-ago, shook South Florida to its core but on Wednesday, the man convicted of the horrific crime is set to be executed on Florida’s death row.
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.
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.
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.
Florida death row inmate Darius Kimbrough was executed Tuesday.
Angie Crowley was making her first long trip through Florida on Memorial Day weekend in 1986 and was taking extra care to make sure she’d arrive OK.
After 23 years on Florida’s death row, Marshall Lee Gore, a former escort service owner who killed two women, was executed by lethal injection Tuesday evening.
Governor Rick Scott, at Attorney General Pam Bondi’s request, delayed the execution of a convicted killer. The reason for delay was not known at first, but it was later revealed that the postponement was because of a scheduled campaign fundraiser.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is speaking out about the delay of an execution date of a former escort service owner saying it was wrong to do so because of a campaign fundraiser.