Florida State Prison

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

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

Pipe Bomb Killer Of FHP Trooper Executed

Paul Augustus Howell, who was sent to Death Row for the 1992 murder of a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, was executed Wednesday at Florida State Prison near Stark.

02/26/2014

Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: Fl. Department of Corrections)

CBS4’s Gary Nelson Witnesses Execution Of Ryce’s Killer

CBS4’s Gary Nelson witnessed the execution of the Jimmy Ryce’s killer on Wednesday night.

02/12/2014

(Source: CBS4)

‘Strength’ Defines Jimmy Ryce’s Father & Brother

Don Ryce is ready to step into the witness room and see Juan Carlos Chavez pay the ultimate price for the gruesome murder of his 9-year-old son Jimmy.

02/11/2014

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)

Florida Trooper’s Killer Execution Rescheduled

An new execution date has been set for the South Florida drug trafficker convicted of killing a state trooper with a pipe bomb.

01/17/2014

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

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