Debra Milke is free after spending over 20 years on death row for the murder of her son, Christopher who was 4 years old at the time.
She was accused of killing Christopher because she simply, no longer wanted the child, nor did she want the child to live with his father.
According to investigators, she wanted to cash in on a $5000 insurance policy in the child’s name. Continue reading →
Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.
A jury convicted 49-year-old Joyce Hardin Garrard late Friday in the February 2012 death of Savannah Hardin, siding with prosecutors who depicted Garrard as a “drill sergeant from hell,” a domineering taskmaster so enraged over a lie about candy that she made the girl run until she dropped. Continue reading →
Call her a pack rat. Call her guilty.
A New Jersey woman who took the dismembered remains of her husband with her when she moved at least twice has been found guilty of murder.
Loretta Doyle Burroughs, 63, of Ventnor City, was convicted in the 2007 killing of Doyle Burroughs after a four-day trial in Atlantic County Criminal Court in Mays Landing, N.J.
“The end of it all is Daniel Burroughs, decomposed in two Tupperware containers in this defendant’s closet,” Levy said. “This is how it ends.” Continue reading →
The case of Kelly Gissendaner, Georgia’s only woman on death row, has more twists and turns than a rural Georgia back road.
Gissendaner was initially set to be executed in late February but her execution was delayed “due to inclement weather”.
Kelly’s execution was rescheduled until March 2, 2015 and was yet again DELAYED due to the injection drug’s cloudy appearance.
This time Kelly Gissendaner’s camp is crying foul on the DOC (Department of Corrections) and has filed a lawsuit on Gissendaner’s behalf stating that she endured 13 hours of “immense mental anxiety” and “mortal fear” — and that the delay was heinous enough to make a future execution unnecessarily cruel and therefore unconstitutional. Continue reading →