Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Execution Watch: 2/5/2014

On Wednesday Texas looks to execute a prisoner confined to a wheelchair...

SUZANNE BASSO, convicted along with five others in the 1998 beating death of a developmentally disabled man near Houston. A federal judge joined Texas' top criminal court Monday in refusing to stop the execution, rejecting evidence that the 59-year-old, wheelchair-bound woman suffers from mental incompetence that would make her execution unconstitutional. Basso would be the 14th woman executed in the United States and the 5th in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976 allowed capital punishment to resume.

For more information about Ms. Basso's case, click here.

Unless a stay is issued, we'll broadcast live:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 6-7 PM Central Time
KPFT FM Houston 90.1 Online...

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