The Associated Press Staff. This undated image provided by Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery shows Lisa Montgomery, who is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Dec. Montgomery was convicted of fatally strangling a pregnant woman, cutting her body open and kidnapping her baby. Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery via AP.
Judge delays execution of only woman on federal death row
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Fearing that she had been found out, she mixed an arsenic based rat poison into his beer and tea. Taylor became very ill. As his condition worsened, she took him to the hospital where he died a few days later. At the trial, her defense pleaded insanity but this was not accepted and she was convicted. The jury recommended the death sentence. Velma appeared cold and uncaring on the stand and gave the District Attorney a round of applause when he made his closing speech. During the robbery, two persons were killed, and Garrett and Tucker were convicted of committing murder with a pickaxe.
Execution of only woman on US federal death row can go ahead, court rules
A federal judge has put the scheduled execution of the only woman on federal death row on hold amid a battle over a stay of execution. Lisa Montgomery, 52, was convicted of killing year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnett in the northwest Missouri town of Skidmore in December , according to the U. Department of Justice.
Lisa Montgomery - the only female inmate on federal death row in the US - has been executed for murder. She received a lethal injection at a prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a last-minute stay of execution was lifted by the US Supreme Court. The case attracted attention because her lawyers argued she was mentally ill and suffered serious abuse as a child. The year-old strangled a pregnant woman before cutting out and kidnapping her baby in Missouri in Her victim, year-old Bobbie Jo Stinnett, bled to death but her baby was safely recovered and returned to her family.