MS-13 gang leader who 'hacked teen girls to death with machete' faces execution

Jairo Saenz

A gang leader accused of cutting two teenage girls to death with a machete can be executed. Jairo Saenz, of the infamous US criminal gang MS-13, has been charged with seven brutal murders. The 24-year-old, nicknamed “Funny”, was second in command of the New York crew known as the Brentwood Sailors. Donald Trump’s Justice Department … Read more

Kim Jong-un 'displayed uncle's head' after ordering his execution, Trump claims

Kim Jong-un 'displayed uncle's head' after ordering his execution, Trump claims

North Korea dictator Kim Jong-Un displayed his uncle’s decapitated head after executing him, US President Donald Trump has claimed. According to Trump in a new book, Kim ordered his firing squad to kill General Gang Song-thaek before displaying his head for all to see. He boasted to journalist Bob Woodward the secretive North Korean leader … Read more

Death row killer left 'drowning' after 'excruciating’ execution revealed

Death row killer left 'drowning' after 'excruciating’ execution revealed

A murderer on death row experienced a harrowing feeling “like he was drowning” while being executed, an autopsy has found.. Wesley Ira Purkey suffered the “excruciating” execution after being given a lethal injection pentobarbital last month. Purkey had been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a teenager, reports Mirror Online. The murderer’s … Read more

U.S. judge blocks federal execution set for Friday

U.S. sets execution of fourth federal inmate for Aug. 26

A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., ordered a halt to the federal government’s planned execution of Keith Dwayne Nelson. A U.S. District Court judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday ordered a halt to the federal government’s planned execution on Friday of Keith Dwayne Nelson, saying its lethal injection protocol violates a federal law … Read more

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

A British woman who killed her husband in a villa on a paradise island in Malaysia has escaped the death penalty. Samantha Jones, 54, broke down when she was told her charge of murder had been reduced. Instead she had been found guilty of ‘culpable homicide’, which is murder without intent, for the fatal stabbing … Read more

MORE DEAD MEN WALKING: U.S. sets September execution dates for two inmates

MORE DEAD MEN WALKING: U.S. sets September execution dates for two inmates

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department on Friday announced September execution dates for two inmates, in what could be the sixth and seventh federal executions this summer after a 17-year hiatus. William LeCroy, convicted of killing 30-year-old nurse Joann Tiesler in Georgia in 2001, would be executed on Sept. 22, the department said in a … Read more

U.S. sets execution of fourth federal inmate for Aug. 26

U.S. sets execution of fourth federal inmate for Aug. 26

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday set Aug. 26 as the execution date for the convicted killer of a 63-year-old woman and her granddaughter two decades ago, in what would be the fourth federal execution this summer after a 17-year hiatus. Lezmond Mitchell was convicted of killing Alyce Slim and her 9-year-old granddaughter … Read more

LAFC seeks execution in knockout match vs. Sounders

LAFC seeks execution in knockout match vs. Sounders

The history of Los Angeles Football Club’s brief existence features multiple seminal moments against the Seattle Sounders. In 2018, LAFC’s first ever match was played in Seattle. Six weeks later, the Sounders were LAFC’s opponent for the first league match in Banc of California Stadium history. Both matches ended in 1-0 LAFC victories. After eliminating … Read more

U.S. judge blocks execution over victims’ family coronavirus fears

U.S. judge blocks execution over victims’ family coronavirus fears

A U.S. federal judge issued an injunction on Friday stopping what would have been the first execution of a federal prisoner in 17 years from being carried out on Monday after the victims’ family sued saying they feared that attending could expose them to COVID-19. Daniel Lewis Lee was convicted of killing three members of … Read more

U.S. attorney general orders execution dates set for four federal inmates

U.S. attorney general orders execution dates set for four federal inmates

WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the first executions of federal death-row inmates since 2003, the Justice Department said. Barr directed that execution dates for four federal inmates who were convicted of murdering children be set for July and August, the department said in … Read more