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Jeffrey Hutchinson Florida Death Row

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Jeffrey Hutchinson was sentenced to death by the State of Florida for four murders. According to court documents Jeffrey Hutchinson was involved in an argument with his girlfriend and left their home to head to a bar. Jeffrey Hutchinson would return to the home and murder Renee Flaherty, Amanda Flaherty (7 years old), and Logan Flaherty (4 years old). Jeffrey Hutchinson would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to death

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Jeffrey Hutchinson 2021 Information

DC Number:124849
Birth Date:11/06/1962
Initial Receipt Date:02/07/2001
Current Facility:UNION C.I.
Current Custody:MAXIMUM
Current Release Date:DEATH SENTENCE

Jeffrey Hutchinson More News

The death sentence for a man convicted of killing his girlfriend and her three children was upheld by the Florida Supreme Court Thursday. 

Jeffery Hutchinson, 56, killed his girlfriend, Renee Flaherty and her three children, Geoffrey, Amanda and Logan in Okaloosa County in 1998. 

Hutchinson’s attorneys hoped that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that required juries to unanimously approve the death penalty would be enough to get a new sentencing phase in his case. They also say his previous attorneys were ineffective because they waived his right to a penalty phase with a jury. 

But in their ruling, the Florida Supreme Court wrote that strategy decisions by defendants and their attorneys don’t necessarily constitute ineffective counsel. They added that just waiving the right to the penalty phase is not enough to constitute grounds for appeal, otherwise, it would encourage every defendant to waive the penalty phase at trial.

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