2 weeks Covid stops felon’s execution Manilatimes |World
WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal judge is temporarily blocking the federal government’s plan to execute the first female death row inmate in almost six decades after her attorneys contracted the coronavirus visiting her in prison. The order, handed down on Thursday (Friday in Manila) by US District Judge Randolph Moss in Washington, prohibits the federal Bureau of Prisons from carrying out Lisa Montgomery’s execution before the end of the year. She was scheduled to be put to death on December 8 at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. ... more