A drug trafficker who built a bomb in a plot to kill two potential murder witnesses is scheduled to be executed Wednesday for the death of the state trooper who instead became the unintended victim.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Thursday for the man who kidnapped, raped and murdered 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 years ago.
The execution of a man who killed a prison guard while on death row for two other murders can go forward after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Florida’s new lethal injection procedure is effective.
Death row inmates are asking the courts to stop use of a new drug being used in lethal injections.
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.
The Florida Supreme Court has refused to stay serial killer David Gore’s execution. He is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a stay of execution for a man who raped a 29-year-old mother and left her to drown in the surf of Tampa Bay more than three decades ago.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida killer convicted of murdering a woman and throwing her body into Tampa Bay more than 30 years ago is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Feb. 15.
Oba Chandler, the 65-year-old man who was convicted of killing an Ohio woman and her two teen daughters, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday at the Florida State Prison.