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US carries out first federal execution of woman since 1953
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US carries out first federal execution of woman since 1953

Jan 13th 2021, 7:11 AM 49,558 Views 67 Comments

Lisa Montgomery killed a pregnant 23-year-old woman in 2004.

US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption
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US judge halts federal executions hours before resumption

Updated Jul 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 70,609 Views 81 Comments

The US government was expected to appeal against the decision in a bid to carry out the first such execution since 2003.

Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution
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Quadruple murderer put to death in Tennessee despite lawyers request for stay of execution

Feb 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 25,764 Views 39 Comments

Nicholas Sutton’s defenders said he had been a model prisoner for more than 30 years.

Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years
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Japan executes Chinese man convicted of 2003 murder - the first foreigner executed in 10 years

Dec 26th 2019, 1:26 PM 23,750 Views 36 Comments

Wei Wei was executed in a detention centre in Fukuoka.

US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him
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US inmate due to be executed next week granted stay amid claims new evidence could exonerate him

Nov 16th 2019, 12:51 PM 23,328 Views 32 Comments

Rodney Reed (51) was sentenced to death for the 1996 killing of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.

Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota
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Man who claimed his murder trial was tainted by homophobia executed in South Dakota

Nov 5th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,817 Views 34 Comments

63-year-old Charles Rhines was put to death by lethal injection.

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
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Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,525 Views 20 Comments

In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
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Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,560 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast
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Florida to execute serial killer who preyed on older, gay men along US east coast

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:25 AM 28,394 Views 28 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles left six dead over a six-month killing spree.

Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order
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Alabama had to call off an execution at the last minute after it was unable to lift a court order

Apr 12th 2019, 11:09 AM 19,707 Views 26 Comments

The bid to stop the execution centred on the inmate’s request to inhale nitrogen gas rather than face lethal injection.

Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months
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Death row inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection, second inmate to do so in last two months

Dec 6th 2018, 9:16 PM 31,905 Views 46 Comments

Both David Earl Miller and Edmund Zagorski before him chose the electric chair over lethal injection.

'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child
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'I just want to say I'm really sorry' - Tennessee executes man who raped and killed a child

Aug 10th 2018, 7:31 AM 45,507 Views 70 Comments

It is the state’s first execution in nearly a decade.

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed
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Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

Jul 6th 2018, 7:02 AM 25,282 Views 27 Comments

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
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'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Jun 28th 2018, 7:29 AM 43,264 Views 81 Comments

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections
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Almost 1,000 executions were recorded last year, including beheadings and lethal injections

Apr 12th 2018, 2:50 PM 21,342 Views 65 Comments

Most executions took place in China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan – in that order.

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
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Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,521 Views 118 Comments

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations
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Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations

Oct 19th 2017, 12:16 PM 48,407 Views 39 Comments

Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
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Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,809 Views 48 Comments

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research
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Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research

Jul 28th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,759 Views 20 Comments

A last minute appeal claimed that TaiChin Preyor’s trial lawyer had insufficient familiarity with Texan law in order to defend him adequately.

Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US
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Last-minute appeals for mentally ill prisoner due to be executed tomorrow in the US

Jul 5th 2017, 10:51 PM 29,421 Views 73 Comments

William Morva was convicted of killing a police officer and a prison guard.

US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle
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US prisoner Tommy Arthur executed in Alabama after three decade legal battle

May 26th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,391 Views 28 Comments

Arthur, who became known as the Houdini of death row, managed to evade his final sentence seven times.

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs
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Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

Apr 29th 2017, 11:47 AM 12,479 Views 48 Comments

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days
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US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days

Apr 15th 2017, 6:34 PM 14,398 Views 46 Comments

The executions have been blocked on foot of a constitutional amendment banning “cruel and unusual punishment”.

Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue
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Ohio obtains hundreds of vials of lethal injection drugs so executions can continue

Jan 9th 2017, 10:35 PM 15,524 Views 50 Comments

Drugmakers have, by and large, put their drugs off-limits for executions.

30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed
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30 years ago most Irish people wanted garda killers to be executed

Dec 31st 2016, 9:45 PM 8,314 Views 47 Comments

The death penalty wasn’t abolished in Ireland until 1990.

Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime
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Diplomat labelled 'human scum' by North Korea vows to expose 'gruesome' regime

Dec 20th 2016, 6:20 AM 23,954 Views 10 Comments

Since he defected, state media has accused him of embezzlement, rape and spying.

Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder
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Saudi Arabia has executed one of its princes for murder

Oct 18th 2016, 9:57 PM 40,190 Views 44 Comments

Such action against a member of the royal family is extremely rare in the middle eastern state.

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours
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"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours

Oct 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 25,859 Views 35 Comments

He was the 143rd death row inmate to “volunteer” for execution since 1977.

Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions
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Islamic State releases video of children carrying out prisoner executions

Aug 27th 2016, 5:33 PM 34,019 Views 116 Comments

One of the boys is identified as being British.

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone
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Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Aug 20th 2016, 7:17 AM 25,900 Views 10 Comments

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US
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Iran executes nuclear scientist accused of spying for the US

Aug 7th 2016, 1:10 PM 19,402 Views 27 Comments

Shahram Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in June 2009 and resurfaced a year later in the United States.

"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement
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"He gave up a lot for us" - 100 years after his execution Ireland pays tribute to Roger Casement

Aug 3rd 2016, 4:11 PM 12,671 Views 41 Comments

A commemoration was held for Casement this morning in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions
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Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

May 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 13,561 Views 44 Comments

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'
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'There's blood all over the house' - Manhunt after eight members of Ohio family 'executed'

Apr 24th 2016, 10:49 AM 23,153 Views 33 Comments

Audio of a 911 call has been released by investigators.

Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight
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Man with reading age of nine-year-old to be executed in Georgia tonight

Apr 12th 2016, 4:23 PM 24,552 Views 73 Comments

47-year-old Kenneth Fults pleaded guilty in 1997 to killing his neighbour.

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters
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Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

Mar 30th 2016, 10:41 AM 27,648 Views 66 Comments

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin
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The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin

Mar 16th 2016, 4:03 PM 11,264 Views 2 Comments

The execution of 1916 leader James Connolly… in cake form.

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?
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Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

Mar 10th 2016, 8:45 AM 32,287 Views 154 Comments

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader
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It looks like North Korea may have executed ANOTHER military leader

Feb 10th 2016, 10:06 PM 21,217 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest that the North Korean army’s chief of staff Ri Yong-Gil was executed earlier this month.

72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow
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72-year-old man on death row in the US to be executed tomorrow

Feb 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 28,370 Views 73 Comments

Brandon Jones has been imprisoned for murder since 1979. He has declined to request a final meal.

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