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Execution Watch Tonight!! Barney Ronald Fuller, Jr.- Texas

Barney Ronald Fuller, Jr. is set to be put to death tonight, October 5th, 2016 in Texas. Case Info: Barney Fuller had a propensity for firing guns. He apparently shot up his neighbors (Annette & Nathan Copeland’s) electric transformer and… Continue Reading →

State of Florida vs. Robert Eugene Hendrix- Death Warrant Case

  Case Details: – Robert Hendrix and Elmer Scott (his cousin) were involved in a residential burglary where Scott was then apprehended by authorities. – Scott entered into a plea deal with the authorities that says while he was guilty… Continue Reading →

State of Florida vs. Robert Lavern Henry- Death Warrant Case

Quick Facts: – November 1, 1987, police and firefighters respond to a 9:30 p.m. call about a fire at a Deerfield Beach fabric store where they discovered Phyllis Harris and Janet Thermidor, two of the store’s employees. – Phyllis Harris was… Continue Reading →

Texas vs. Ray Jasper- Death Warrant Case- 3/19/14

  3-19-14 ***UPDATE 2!*** Courts denied request for stay! Opinion can be read in its entirety here   3-19-14      ***UPDATE*** The last appeal in this case was filed 4/26/12 arguing that: 1) Race based jury selection is unconstitutional and a potential juror… Continue Reading →

State of Florida vs. Paul Augustus Howell – Death Warrant Case

Quick Facts: – Mr. Howell was involved in a drug ring in which Tammie Bailey (the would-be victim) could link Mr. Howell & his brother (Patrick) to a previous murder so she needed to be eliminated. – Mr. Howell constructed a bomb that was placed in a… Continue Reading →

Mississippi vs. Batiste

This is an old case now being aired on In Session. I was hesitant in even writing about it because it isn’t live but here it is anyway. The Defendant: Bobby Batiste- The Victim: Andreas Galanis- – On the campus… Continue Reading →

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