Month: July 2017

TaiChin Preyor Texas Execution July 2017

TaiChin Preyor Texas Execution July 27 2017 TaiChin Preyor was executed tonight, July 27 2017 for the murder of a man during a drug robbery.  According to court documents TaiChin Preyor was involved in a drug robbery that turned violent and he ended up stabbing the other man to death.  At trial TaiChin Preyor presented …

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Ronald Phillips Ohio Execution

Ronald Phillips Ohio Execution July 2017 After more than a three year late the State of Ohio resumed Capital Punishment when they put to death Ronald Phillips who was convicted of the rape and murder of a three year old girl in January 1993.  Ronald Phillips whose execution had been stayed six times over the …

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Joseph Smith Death Sentence Vacated

A former auto mechanic found guilty of strangling an 11-year-old girl, whose abduction was captured by a security camera and whose case garnered worldwide attention, will receive a new sentencing trial. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Circuit Judge Charles Roberts on Tuesday granted a part of Joseph Smith’s motion to vacate his death sentence for …

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Ralph Wright Jr Death Sentence Vacated

Florida death row inmate Ralph Wright Jr. was released from state prison Tuesday, two months after the state Supreme Court exonerated him in the 2007 killings of his ex-girlfriend and their baby boy. The release of the former Air Force Sergeant makes him Florida’s 27th exonerated death row survivor, and the 159th person exonerated from death …

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Sean Kratz and Cosmo DiNardo Mugshots Photos

Sean Kratz and Cosmo DiNardo Mugshots It was supposed to be a routine drug transaction. Cosmo DiNardo said he had marijuana to sell. So on July 7, Thomas C. Meo and Mark R. Sturgis climbed into DiNardo’s silver pickup truck. He drove them to a sprawling but unoccupied 90-acre farm DiNardo’s parents owned in remote …

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