January 22, 2021

Dawson County Journal

Serving Dawson County Nebraska

Judge halts execution of only woman on federal death row

Judge halts execution of only woman on federal death row

A judge has granted a stay in what was slated to be the U.S. government’s first execution of a female inmate in nearly seven decades — a Kansas woman who killed an expectant mother in Missouri, cut the baby from her womb and passed off the newborn as her own.Judge halts execution of only woman on federal death row