A lady who killed a expecting woman and stole the unborn newborn by reducing it from the victim’s womb is scheduled to develop into the 1st feminine executed by the federal governing administration in 70 a long time, the Justice Department declared Friday.
Lisa Montgomery, who was observed guilty of the ugly December 2004 criminal offense, is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Dec. 8 at US Penitentiary Terre Haute, Indiana, the DOJ claimed.
Montgomery strangled Bobbie Jo Stinnett right up until she lost consciousness, sliced open her physique with a kitchen knife and stole the baby, passing it off as her very own, the feds claimed.
The victim briefly regained consciousness when Montgomery first lower into her, briefly placing up a combat, the feds stated, in advance of Montgomery succeeded in fatally strangling her.
Montgomery confessed to murdering Stinnett and abducting her baby, the feds reported.
She was observed guilty in October 2007 of federal kidnapping ensuing in demise.
The past woman to be executed by the federal governing administration was Bonnie Heady. She was put to demise in a gas chamber in Missouri in 1953, in accordance to the Loss of life Penalty Details Center.
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