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Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS)

More Last Minute Appeals Possible Ahead Of Chavez Execution

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.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

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

Marshall Lee Gore Source: Department of Corrections

Serial Killer/Rapist Gore Executed Tuesday

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.

10/01/2013

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Temporary Stay Of Execution Granted For Miami Killer

A South Florida man convicted of murdering an exotic dancer 25 years ago has been granted a stay of execution less than two hours before he was scheduled to die by lethal injection.

CBS4–06/24/2013

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Man Convicted Of Killing Dancer To Die Monday

A South Florida man convicted of murdering an exotic dancer 25 years ago is scheduled to be put to death on Monday.

06/23/2013

John Errol Ferguson (Source: CBS4)

Court Lifts Execution Stay For Mentally Ill Mass Killer

A federal appeals court has lifted a district judge’s stay of execution for a South Florida man convicted of more than half a dozen murders.

10/23/2012

John Errol Ferguson (Source: CBS4)

Fla High Court: Ferguson Sane Enough For Lethal Injection

The execution of mass killer John Errol Ferguson will take place later this month after the Florida Supreme Court ruled he is sane and can therefore be executed by the state for the murders of eight victims more than 30-years ago.

CBS4–10/18/2012

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Florida Justices Deny Death Row Inmate’s Appeal

This month’s execution of a convicted murderer will continue as planned after the Florida Supreme Court ruled that a judge properly denied a mental competency hearing.

CBS4–10/08/2012

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Gov. Temporarily Halts Killer’s Execution

Next month’s execution of a convicted murderer has been temporarily put on hold by Gov. Rick Scott who wants a panel of psychiatrists to determine if he is insane.

CBS4–09/26/2012

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Serial Killer/Rapist Gore Will Be Executed Thursday

Nearly 30 years after he raped and murdered a 17-year old girl in Vero Beach, David Alan Gore is set to be put to death.

CBS4–04/12/2012

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