Wilson’s public defenders say putting him to death would be unconstitutional because he’s mentally retarded. They also argue that further DNA evidence testing should be allowed in the case.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A ruling by the Kentucky Supreme Court regarding lethal injection possibly could delay the execution of some death row inmates. Death row inmates Ralph Baze, Thomas Bowling and Brian Keith Moore say the state should not be able to carry out executions by lethal injection until the protocol is… Continue reading Kentucky Supreme Court Ruling Could Delay Executions
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway is asking Gov. Steve Beshear to set execution dates for three death row inmates. Death row inmate Ralph Baze is awaiting execution for the January 1992 murders of Powell County Sheriff Steve Bennett and Deputy Arthur Briscoe. Robert Foley is awaiting execution for the… Continue reading Conway Requests Three Execution Dates for Death Row Inmates
Kentucky’s four Catholic bishops are asking Governor Steve Beshear to stop an execution scheduled for later this month.