NASHVILLE – David Earl Miller didn't care that I came to see him die. He didn't care if anyone heard his last words. He didn't mention Lee Standifer, the woman he beat and stabbed to death a generation ago, didn't bother to apologize — even when he got a second chance to speak as all of us in the Leggi Tutto
NASHVILLE – David Earl Miller didn't care that I came to see him die.He didn't care if anyone heard his last words. He didn't mention Lee Standifer, the woman he beat and stabbed to death a generation ago, didn't bother to apologize — even when he got a second chance to speak as all of us in the
Mississippi's state Supreme Court on Thursday denied appeals from 2 death row inmates over Mississippi's plans to execute them using a sedative called midazolam.In a pair of 7-2 rulings Thursday, justices found that Thomas Edwin Loden Jr. and Richard Gerald Jordan hadn't presented enough
State's last death row inmate resentenced to life in prisonThe last man sentenced to death in Connecticut has been resentenced to life in prison for the killings of a woman, her 9-year-old daughter and a Good Samaritan.The Connecticut Post reports 51-year-old Richard Roszkowski said during his
Iran on Thursday executed 12 prisoners in Kerman Central Prison, most of them convicted of drug charges.4 of the executed prisoners were identified as, Abdolghani Ghalandarzehi, Yaghub Ghalandarzehi, Jalil Khodabakhsh and Yousef Jalaledin, all from Iran’s ethnic Baluch minority.According to
Activists are urging Morocco to vote in favor of joining an international agreement banning executions during the upcoming UN session.Rabat – Although Morocco has not executed an individual since 1993, some human rights groups say the de facto abolition of the death penalty is not enough.The
The U.S. Supreme Court will not stop the execution of death row inmate David Earl Miller. The Supreme Court denied Miller's request for a stay of execution, shorty before it is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m.U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor disagreed with her colleagues'
This totally ignores human rights, and the fact that executing dealers does not stop drug cartels.Citing the number of people dying from fentanyl overdoses, President Donald Trump on Wednesday gleefully tweeted his support for China to start executing drug dealers.“One of the very exciting things
A Bill to abolish the death penalty will not be tabled at this parliamentary sitting, said Bukit Gelugor MP and vocal critic of the death penalty Ramkarpal Singh.Last October, de facto law minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong had confirmed that the death penalty would be
HUNTSVILLE, TEXAS -- The Latest on the execution of a man convicted of killing a Texas police officer in 2000 (all times local):6:55 p.m.A member of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners has been executed for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas
(Reuters) - Texas is scheduled on Tuesday to execute a member of the “Texas 7,” a group of inmates who killed a police officer at a sporting goods store on Christmas Eve in 2000 after they escaped a maximum security prison days earlier.Joseph Garcia, 47, is scheduled to die by lethal injection in
A member of the notorious ‘Texas 7’ prison escape is scheduled to be executed this week, amidst clemency appeals, a federal lawsuit and a request for a reprieve.Joseph Garcia is scheduled to die at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit on Tuesday, according to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The
Iran Human Rights (IHR); December 8, 2018: A prisoner was hanged at Bandar Abbas Central Prison on murder charges last Tuesday.According to the IHR sources, Jamshid Agha-Rahimi was hanged on the morning of December 4, 2018, at Bandar Abbas Central Prison.“Jamshid was from Hajiabad city and was
A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to shooting four women in the head and leaving their bodies on rural Texas roadsides has been indicted on a capital murder charge, a prosecutor said Wednesday.A grand jury decided to upgrade the charge against Juan David Ortiz, Webb County District
The Nebraska Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday that condemned killer Nikko Jenkins' convictions should be overturned because of his severe mental illness.Douglas County Public Defender Tom Riley said the lower court erred when ruling that Jenkins was competent to stand trial, competent to
HISAR: A (court) on Wednesday sentenced a man to death for killing his sister to protect the “honour” of the family. The court had convicted him six days ago and declared the case as ‘rarest of rare’.This is not the first honour killing case in where has been awarded. In the Manoj-Babli case, a
Children are among those being executed in South Sudan, in an “extremely disturbing” escalation of the state’s use of the death penalty, according to Amnesty International.This year, seven people, including one child, were hanged, the highest number since the country gained independence in 2011
Nashville, Tenn., Dec 6, 2018 / 01:43 pm (CNA).- Hours before David Miller is scheduled to be executed in Tennessee’s electric chair, the state’s governor has rejected Miller’s request that his sentence be commuted to life in prison.Gov. Bill Haslam released a one-sentence statement Dec. 6
2 men convicted of drug trafficking have escaped the gallows, after the Court of Appeal found them not guilty and acquitted them in a split 2-1 decision.Mohamed Affandi Rosli and Mohamad Fadzli Ahmad had appealed against their convictions in the High Court — Affandi for trafficking 132.82g of
Tennessee death row inmate David Earl Miller has been moved into a cell next to the electric chair days before his scheduled execution.The Tennessee Department announced the move Tuesday, as preparations for Miller's execution continued. The new cell is part of Miller's "death watch," a period of
An Islamic State militant who murdered several Western aid workers, including a former Army Ranger, has been killed in an airstrike, according to U.S. military officials.Coalition forces conducted “precision strikes” against senior ISIS member Abu al Umarayn and several other ISIS fighters Sunday
He started drinking in the womb, abused from his first moments by a mother who wished he'd never been born.He grew up in a household of "unspeakable horror" and made his 1st suicide attempt at age 6.When his mother died this year, her obituary didn't even list his name.David Earl Leggi
8 alleged Islamist extremists went on trial in Bangladesh on Monday (Dec 3) over a savage 2016 attack claimed by Islamic State that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners at a Dhaka cafe popular with Westerners.Prosecutors say that the 8 members of a homegrown extremist outfit were "associates"
Iran Human Rights (December 7, 2018): Milad Azimi, a juvenile offender who allegedly committed a murder at the age of 17, was forgiven by the plaintiffs on Thursday, December 6, 2018.Milad's death sentence was upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court a few months ago. The plaintiff had set a diyeh
The couple could face the death penalty for the alleged torture, slaying of the 10-year-old boyA judge unsealed grand jury transcripts earlier this week in a case about the death of a 10-year-old boy whose parents allegedly tortured and killed him after he came out.Earlier this year, Anthony
An Australian kickboxer convicted of the murder of a Hells Angels drug trafficker is expected to be released from jail today, despite an ongoing appeal.Antonio Bagnato was convicted of the 2015 murder of Hells Angels boss Wayne Schneider and sentenced in February last year to the death
The man accused of killing a transgender teen in Texas County in 2017 will be tried in Greene County.Andrew Vrba, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and abandonment of a corpse, that of 17-year-old Ally Steinfeld, who identified as a male-to-female transgender
Death row inmate David Earl Miller was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. CDT on Thursday after Tennessee prison officials electrocuted him with the electric chair. He was 61.He is the third person executed this year and was the longest-serving inmate on Tennessee's death row. Miller was sentenced to
Miller's attorneys detail his childhood — a hellish upbringing rife with sexual abuse, beatings and addictionIn an interview with a clinical psychologist in 2002, David Earl Miller — the man set to be executed in Tennessee's electric chair on Dec. 6 — described a recurring nightmare he'd had
A Tennessee inmate is scheduled to become the second person to die in the state's electric chair in as many months, nearly two decades after Tennessee adopted lethal injection as its preferred method of execution.Both David Earl Miller, 61, and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair
Tennessee death row inmate David Earl Miller has been moved into a cell next to the electric chair days before his scheduled execution.The Tennessee Department announced the move Tuesday, as preparations for Miller's execution continued. The new cell is part of Miller's "death watch," a period of
The Islamic Penal Code puts the age of criminal responsibility 15 years for males and 9 years for females.Iran Human Rights (December 4, 2018): Milad Azimi is a juvenile offender who allegedly committed a murder at the age of 17. His death sentence was upheld by the Iranian Supreme Court a few
Denouncing capital punishment and shouting into a bullhorn grisly descriptions of executions, a small cadre of anti-death penalty activists turned out Monday to protest a Houston area pharmacy that allegedly compounded death drugs for the Texas prison system.But even as the sign-carrying crowd
A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Monday sentenced 6 people, including a woman, to death by hanging for "collaborating" with Israel, authorities said.In total 14 people were sentenced for "collaborating with the occupation," with 6 sentenced to be hanged, the interior ministry in