The debate about the state’s current cocktail for lethal injections is headed back to the Florida Supreme Court, after a lower court judge ruled the drugs now being used would not violate a convicted murderer’s rights.
Death row inmates trying to stop the use of a new drug mix used in lethal injections, asked federal courts Tuesday to declare it unconstitutional.
The Florida Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that Marshall Lee Gore, accused of killing two women, is indeed sane enough to be executed.
Over thirty years ago, John Errol Ferguson killed eight people. Before committing the multiple murders, Ferguson suffered child abuse, was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic and also survived a bullet to the head. Ahead of his set execution Monday, his lawyers said that he is too ill to be executed, and that Ferguson believes he is “Prince of God” and a victim of a communist plot.
A man set to die by lethal injection has received a second stay of execution.
A South Florida man convicted of murdering an exotic dancer 25 years ago is scheduled to be put to death on Wednesday.
The stay of execution for Marshall Lee Gore, the escort service owner convicted of killing two Florida women, has been lifted.
A South Florida man convicted of murdering an exotic dancer 25 years ago is scheduled to be put to death on Monday.
A Miami man who orchestrated a prison van ambush over 20 years ago in an attempt to free a prisoner is scheduled to be executed Wednesday night at Florida State Prison in Starke.
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.