Juan Carlos Chavez, the man who raped, murdered, and then dismembered the body of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce received the state of Florida’s ultimate punishment Wednesday when he was executed.
As Juan Carlos Chavez, the convicted killer of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, awaits his 6 p.m. scheduled execution at Florida State Prison, he has a detailed schedule that he will follow Wednesday morning and afternoon.
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.
After spending nearly 40 years on Florida’s death row, a man convicted of killing a Miami couple and stabbing a prison guard to death is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection.
For the father of a Jimmy Ryce, February 12th he has been waiting for since 1995. Don Ryce says he’s grateful that Gov. Rick Scott has set an execution date for his son’s killer.
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.