Samuel Fields was sentenced to death by the State of Kentucky for the robbery and murder of an elderly woman. According to court documents Samuel Fields entered the elderly woman home through a window and would slit her throat and stab her so hard in the head the knife would go into her right temple and came through on the left side. Samuel Fields was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death
Samuel Fields 2021 Information
|Name:||FIELDS, SAMUEL STEVEN|
|PID # / DOC #:||60328 / 032869|
|Institution Start Date:||5/19/1997|
|Expected Time To Serve (TTS):||DEATH SENTENCE|
|Minimum Expiration of Sentence Date (Good Time Release Date): ?||DEATH SENTENCE|
|Parole Eligibility Date:||DEATH SENTENCE|
|Maximum Expiration of Sentence Date:||DEATH SENTENCE|
|Location:||Kentucky State Penitentiary|
|Height:||5′ 7 “|
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Fields was initially sentenced to death on April 29, 1997 for the murder of 84 year old Bess Horton. His case was reversed and remanded on March 16, 2000. He was resentenced to death on January 8, 2004. During the early morning hours of August 19, 1993, in Floyd County, Fields entered the home of Bess Horton through a back window. Fields stabbed the victim in the head and slashed her throat. Mr. Horton died as a result of multiple sharp force injuries of the head and neck with exsanguinations. The large knife used to slash her throat was found protruding from her right temple area. Fields was arrested at the scene. The case was transferred to Rowan County.
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The Kentucky Supreme Court has declined to hear oral arguments in the appeal of an inmate condemned to death for a 1997 slaying in Floyd County.
The justices did not give a reason for turning down arguments in the case of 43-year-old Samuel Steven Fields, but they have not issued a final ruling in the case.
Fields has twice been sentenced to death for the Aug. 19, 1993, slaying of 84-year-old Bess Horton during a break-in at her rural home. Horton was stabbed to death and her throat slashed. Fields was arrested at the scene.
A judge handed down the initial death sentence on April 29, 1997, but the decision was overturned. Fields was resentenced to death on Jan. 8, 2004, after his case was moved to Rowan County.