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Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home. (Image credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Double-Murderer Executed

Robert Hendrix was convicted of the 1990 murder of Elmer and Michelle Scott in their Lake County home.

CBS Tampa–04/23/2014

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Fla. Executes Man For Illinois Woman’s 1986 Murder

A Florida man convicted of raping and strangling a woman and throwing her body in a canal was put to death Tuesday by chemical injection.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (credit: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Execution Scheduled At Florida State Prison

A convicted killer who has been on death row for 23 years is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Tuesday night.

10/01/2013

File photo of death chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Stay Of Execution For Former Escort Service Owner

A former escort service owner convicted in the slayings of two Florida women was granted a temporary stay of execution Monday, hours before he was to have received a lethal injection for one of those deaths.

06/24/2013

File photo of an execution chamber. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Man Set To Be Executed For Prison Guard’s Murder

A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday night at the Florida State Prison.

06/12/2013

File photo of a table on which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Former Florida Cop To Be Executed For Murder Of 9 People

A former Florida police officer is scheduled to be executed for the murder of nine people 26 years ago.

12/11/2012

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Florida Serial Killer Executed for Girl’s 1983 Death

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida inmate was put to death Thursday, nearly three decades after the murder of 17-year-old Lynn Elliott, whose failed escape attempt ended a string of rapes and slayings that shook […]

CBS Tampa–04/12/2012

Stock Image of the arm of an electric chair (Photo Credit: Fanny Carrier / AFP / Getty Images)

Florida Killer Gore Set to Die by Lethal Injection

STARKE, Fla. (AP) — David Alan Gore was set to be executed Thursday nearly 29 years after murdering 17-year-old Lynn Elliott, whose attempted escape ended a string of rapes and murders that shook the quiet […]

CBS Tampa–04/12/2012

Robert Waterhouse execution will go ahead tonight.  (Photo Credit: Florida Department of Corrections)

Bishops Want Waterhouse Spared From Death Wednesday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Roman Catholic bishops in Florida are asking Rick Scott to stop an execution set for Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–02/14/2012

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