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“We’ve waited a long time for justice to be served,” said Ryan Jett, a brother of one of the victims
“It’s kind of unfortunate that we had to wait so long for justice to be served, but it’s been served,” the victim’s brother said
“It took 22 years but the time came. It is done. We can finally and really begin to heal — 22 years of wondering what was going to happen,” the girl’s sister said
Brent Ray Brewer, 53, died by chemical injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the April 1990 death of Robert Laminack
Thomas Creech was sentenced to life in prison, but less than 10 years later, he beat another man in custody to death and was sentenced to death
Antoinette Frank was convicted in the 1995 death of Officer Ronald Williams II during a robbery at a restaurant, where both officers sometimes moonlighted as security guards
Jedidiah Murphy’s plea about the safety of pentobarbital post-fire rejected by U.S. District Judge
Unsettling possibility of executing the innocent ignites discussion on pausing the death penalty despite its rooted support among state voters
Michael Zack III, 54, was put to death for killing two women during a 9-day series of crimes in 1996
Anthony Sanchez, 44, pronounced dead after a three-drug lethal injection, is the third man put to death in Oklahoma this year
James Phillip Barnes, 61, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday at Florida State Prison in Starke
“The justice that James Barber managed to avoid for more than two decades has finally been served,” Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said
Jemaine Cannon, 51, stabbed a woman to death with a butcher knife in 1995 after he escaped from a prison work center
The AG’s Office challenged the credibility of the inmate’s psychiatric evaluation; saying medical records show his mental illness is managed through medication
S.C. has had an unintended 12-year moratorium on the death penalty after its lethal injection drugs expired and pharmacies refused to sell the state more