September 29, 2022

Texas Death Row Inmate Melissa Lucio Granted Stay of Execution

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday granted a stay of execution for a woman who was set to be judicially killed on Wednesday for the 2007 death of one of her 14 children, ordering a lower court to review new evidence in the case. Lawyers for Mexican-American Melissa Lucio, 52, say new evidence…

Florida inmate appeals death sentence after conviction for raping, killing girl, 9

A convicted Florida killer sentenced to death last year for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl has filed an appeal with the state’s Supreme Court, seeking a new sentencing trial, according to a report.  Granville Ritchie was found guilty in 2019 of raping and strangling to death Felecia Williams and stuffing her body into a […]

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