[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----TEXAS, PENN., DEL., MD., VA., N.C., GA.

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 TEXASimpending execution Texas to execute inmate convicted in 1990 murder and rape Texas inmate Rickey Lewis is scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for murdering a man in 1990 and then raping the dead man's fiancee. A dozen Texas convicts are scheduled to be executed

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----FLA., ALA., NEB., COLO., ARIZ.

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 FLORIDAimpending execution Family of Elisa Nelson may get justice after more than 30 years; Larry Mann to be executed After more than 30 years, a Pinellas County family may finally see justice this week. In 1980, a sexual predator on parole snatched and killed a

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----CALIF., ORE., USA

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 CALIFORNIA: Man faces death penalty for fire that killed mom, sister A man accused of intentionally setting a fire in his Mira Mesa home, killing his mother and sister, pleaded not guilty Monday to murder and other charges that could lead to the death penalty if he's

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----worldwide

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 GLOBAL: Amnesty says World closer to abolition of death penalty; The top 5 executing countries in the world were once again China, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Despite India and some other countries resuming the death penalty in 2012, the global trend towards ending capital punishment

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----worldwide

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 UNITED KINGDOM: My death row prisoner pen pals - Gloucestershire woman Maureen Timmins From the moment Maureen Timmins walked into a death row prison, she knew she was in for the most terrifying experience of her life. She was, after all, meeting a man who had been sentenced

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----worldwide

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 SEYCHELLES/EGYPT: Seychelles asks for reconsideration following sentencing of 3 Seychellois nationals to death for drug trafficking Following information that 3 Seychellois nationals convicted on charges of drug trafficking in Egypt yesterday have been sentenced to death by

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----TEXAS, GA., MISS.

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 TEXASexecution Texas executes man for 1990 fatal shooting, rape A Texas convict with a lengthy criminal history was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a man and raping the slain man's fiancee during a home break-in more than 22 years ago. Rickey Lynn Lewis

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----COLO., UTAH, CALIF., ORE., USA

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 COLORADO: DA seeks death penalty in slaying of prison worker An inmate accused in the 2002 slaying of a prison worker will be placed on trial and prosecutors will seek the death penalty after a judge Tuesday allowed the suspect to withdraw his guilty plea. Edward Montour

[Deathpenalty] death penalty news----worldwide

2013-04-09 Thread Rick Halperin
April 9 GLOBAL: Death penalty 2012: Despite setbacks, a death penalty-free world came closer AMNESTY INTERNATIONALPress Release Despite some disappointing setbacks in 2012, the global trend towards ending the death penalty continued, Amnesty International found in its annual