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FLORIDA:

Circuit Judge Upholds Use Of Lethal Injection Drug

Setting the stage for another Florida Supreme Court death-penalty debate, a Central Florida judge has rejected death row inmate Jerry Correll’s arguments that 1 of the drugs in the state’s execution protocol could subject the convicted killer to cruel and unusual punishment. 225 more words

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TEXAS----stay of impending execution

Execution for Houston convicted killer postponed

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday postponed a scheduled Sept. 29 execution for Houston convicted killer Perry Eugene Williams to allow a federal judge time to appoint an appellate lawyer in the case. 80 more words

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OHIO----new (2017) execution date

Ohio Supreme Court sets 2017 execution date for condemned killer of 2 in robbery spree

The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man condemned to die for fatally shooting 2 people in a 1992 robbery spree. 100 more words

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FLORIDA----new death sentence

Jurors recommend death penalty for Bessman Okafor

A jury has reached a decision on whether a 30-year-old man already serving life in prison should be sentenced to death. 263 more words

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MISSOURI----execution

Missouri executes man for 15-year-old girl’s 1989 killing

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri’s death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl. 1,270 more words

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FLORIDA----new death sentence

Man gets death penalty for killing couple during robbery

A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to death for killing 2 people.

A Walton County judge sentenced Barry Davis Jr. 113 more words

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Florida:

No need to rush next execution

The Florida Supreme Court did the right thing in halting – for a 2nd time – the state’s next scheduled execution, pending further review of a new drug blamed for botched capital killings nationwide. 565 more words

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