Florida Death Row Inmate Wants Electric ChairA Florida prison inmate who says he wants to die as soon as possible to attain "spiritual freedom" is demanding that he be put to death in an electric chair, rather than by lethal injection.
5 Things To Know About Florida Executions John Ruthell Henry, a man convicted of killing his wife and his 5-year-old stepson, is scheduled to be Florida's 43rd execution by lethal injection in 14 years Wednesday. It would be the 13th execution in Florida since April 2013 and the 18th since Gov. Rick Scott took office in 2011.
Florida Rep. Wants Firing Squads & ElectrocutionsOld sparky, Florida’s electric chair, was relegated to storage a few years ago after a few botched executions. But, one Florida lawmaker wants to bring back Old Sparky and firing squads to death row.