Florida State Prison

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Florida State Prison Guards Arrested For Drug Dealing

Two Florida State Prison guards were arrested in connection to a pain pill distribution ring, according to authorities.

07/01/2015

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Judge Rejects Arguments In Lethal Injection Fight

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a lethal-injection drug, an Orange County circuit judge Monday rejected a Death Row inmate’s attempt to block a planned Feb. 26 execution.

02/09/2015

A Death Row cell is 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high. Florida State Prison also has Death Watch cells to incarcerate inmates awaiting execution after the Governor signs a death warrant for them. A Death Watch cell is 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet high. (Source: Department of Corrections)

Condemned Man Seeks Stay As Execution Drug Challenged

A Death Row inmate Friday asked the Florida Supreme Court to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in lethal injections.

01/30/2015

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Florida Executes Ringleader Of 1993 Panhandle Rape, Murder

The ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of the banker’s wife, was executed by the state on Thursday.

01/15/2015

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Man Executed For Wife, Stepdaughter’s Slaying

A Florida man convicted of killing his wife and 10-year old stepdaughter in 1992 was executed Thursday evening.

11/13/2014

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Florida Executes Man For 1994 Rape, Murder Of Girl

Prison officials in Florida executed a man convicted of raping and killing an 11-year old girl back in 1994, making it the state’s sixth execution this year.

07/10/2014

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Florida To Execute Man For Rape, Murder Of Girl

Eddie Wayne Davis, convicted of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl 20 years ago, is scheduled for to be executed Thursday.

07/10/2014

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Central Florida Killer Executed

A central Florida man convicted of killing his cousin and his cousin’s wife is scheduled to put to death on Wednesday.

04/23/2014

Robert L. Henry, 55,  was convicted of the November 1987 slayings of Phyllis Harris and Janet Thermidor in Broward County. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

S. Florida Killer, Robert L. Henry, Executed

A South Florida man who beat two women to death with a hammer and then set them on fire during a robbery is set to be executed by lethal injection Thursday evening.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014

(Courtesy: Florida Department Of Corrections)

Man Accused In Murder For Hire Plot Serving Time

A man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his family is now serving time after his case was closed.

02/27/2014

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