By JACK ELLIOTT JR. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court is allowing death row inmate Eddie Lee Howard Jr. to go back to trial court to argue that his sentence should be thrown out. […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi death row inmate has won a new trial after the state Supreme Court found police investigators withheld evidence from prosecutors and defense attorneys that showed a key state witness […]
A death row inmate convicted of killing two college students in December 1992 has been issued a stay of execution after his attorneys raised doubts as to what they call ‘new evidence.’
Willie Jerome “Fly” Manning had been scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday, May 7 at 6 p.m. But just before 2 p.m., Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner (MDOC) Christopher Epps told a room of people waiting to witness the execution that Manning had been granted a stay by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Manning was convicted for the brutal murders of Mississippi State University Students Tiffany Miller and Jon Steckler in Oktibbeha County. […]
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says a new round of DNA testing on evidence collected against death row inmate Willie Jerome Manning would not exonerate him in the 1992 deaths of two students.
Manning, now 44, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the state penitentiary at Parchman.
“Any time there is legitimate, exculpatory evidence, capable of DNA testing, the state is prepared to conduct testing,” Hood said in a statement released late Friday. […]
By Monica Land PARCHMAN – A death row inmate convicted of killing his 3-year-old-daughter, his ex-wife and her parents was executed Tuesday night despite repeated appeals by his attorney to the Mississippi Supreme Court and […]
From Media Reports JACKSON – The Mississippi attorney general’s office argued Friday that the state Supreme Court should not grant a stay of execution for an inmate scheduled to die by injection today. The Mississippi […]
PARCHMAN – (AP) A death row inmate scheduled to die tonight by lethal injection has asked Governor Phil Bryant for clemency. Henry Curtis Jackson was convicted in 1991 of killing his two nieces and two […]