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Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The U.S. government carried out its 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump's administration early Saturday after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for 48-year-old Dustin Higgs to be put to death.
Five hours after Higgs was initially set to be executed, the Supreme Court's conservative majority cleared the way for lethal injections to proceed by overturning a stay ordered by a federal appeals court.
Higgs was pronounced dead at 1:23 a.m. In his final statement, Higgs was calm but defiant, mentioning the victims by name.
“I'd like to say I am an...
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Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden - an opponent of the federal death penalty.
Dustin Higgs, convicted of ordering the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996, was the third to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
President Donald Trump's Justice Department resumed federal executions last year following a 17-year hiatus. No president in more...
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Trump administration carries out 13th, final federal execution, killing Dustin Higgs

Trump administration carries out 13th, final federal execution, killing Dustin Higgs

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The Trump administration carried out its 13th and final federal execution early Saturday.
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