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.
“It’s been a long, long time coming,” said the father of Jimmy Ryce, upon learning that Wednesday, February 12th is the day the man who kidnapped, raped, murdered and dismembered his 9-year-old son, will be put to death.
The convicted killer of Jimmy Ryce was denied a stay of execution by the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Monday. It’s one of the final appeals left for Juan Carlos Chavez before his scheduled execution on Wednesday evening.
“Please before you take me to prison please before you take my life, just give me a polygraph.” Twenty-one-year-old Taiwan Smart was desperate for Miami police detectives to believe him.
A 19-year-old woman from Lawrence, Kansas is being held in South Florida in federal custody and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a businessman whose home she shared.
The families of two women shot and killed in December asked the community for help to find the person or persons responsible for their deaths.
The troubling story of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez took another turn Thursday after a search warrant confirmed Boston Police are investigating him for being the triggerman in a 2012 double murder in the city.
Miami-Dade police are searching for clues into a violent shooting that left one man dead in Northwest Miami-Dade.
Tires were slashed, a windshield was smashed and a man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Day according to police.