Tag: Death Penalty Information Center

U.S. Schedules First Execution of a Woman in Nearly 70 Years

A date has been set for the execution of a Kansas woman who was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and cutting the baby from her abdomen in what would be the first federal execution of a woman in nearly 70 years, officials said on Friday. The inmate, Lisa Montgomery of Melvern, Kan., was convicted […]

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U.S. Plans to Execute Inmate Who Murdered Two Youth Ministers

A former Texas man convicted of murdering two youth ministers in 1999 was scheduled to become on Thursday the seventh federal inmate and the first Black man executed since Attorney General William P. Barr announced the resumption of federal executions last year. The inmate, Christopher Andre Vialva, 40, was convicted in 2000 of carjacking and […]

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