Jimmy Ryce's Killer ExecutedJuan 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.
How Jimmy Ryce's Killer Spent His Final HoursAs 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.
Miami Archdiocese Prays For All Involved In Chavez ExecutionAs the family of Jimmy Ryce wait for the execution of his killer, Juan Carlos Chavez, a special prayer service was held by the Archdiocese of Miami at St. Martha’s Catholic Church for both the Ryce family and the convicted killer.
Ryce Foundation Funding For Bloodhounds Running OutIt was a simple mission. Give police agencies the right tools to find missing children. When Don and Claudine Ryce started the non-profit Jimmy Ryce Foundation in 1996, a year after their son was murdered, they started donating bloodhounds to law enforcement agencies. But the money funding the donations has started to dry up.