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Johnny Kormondy was executed on Thursday at 8:16 p.m. for the 1993 murder of Gary McAdams and the rape of his wife, Cecilia. Cecilia McAdams attended the execution along with her in-laws.
Chadwick Banks became the 20th person executed under Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday. The 43-year-old was put to death after being convicted in the 1992 slaying of his wife, Cassandra Banks, as well as the rape and murder of his 10-year-old stepdaughter, Melody Cooper. Eighty-nine people have been put to death in Florida since executions resumed in the state in 1979.
A timeline of Juan Carlos Chavez’s final hours before his execution Wednesday night.
Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.
Larry Mann, convicted of the 1981 killing of ten-year-old Elisa Vera Nelson, was executed at the Florida State Prison in Raiford on Wednesday.
Florida lawmakers rejected a bill Thursday that would have eliminated the state’s death penalty. The House of Representatives Criminal Justice committee voted 9 to 4 on the bill.
Florida has a long history of highly publicized dealth penalty cases. While those cases don’t always end in convictions, the possibility of the dealth penalty is still a contentious issue. Last night the group “Gainesville Citizens for Alternatives to the […]
David Gore has been on Florida’s death row for 29 years. During that time, he began correspondance with a pen pal in Las Vegas and detailed all his murders through a series of letters. Today, he will become the 73rd prisoner […]