U.S. Executes Dustin Higgs In 13th And Final Execution Under Trump Administration

Posted by on January 16, 2021 1:56 am
Tags:
Categories: US National Stories

This 2015 photo provided by Shawn Nolan Chief, Capital Habeas Unit Community Federal Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, shows Dustin Higgs at the Federal Prison in Terre Haute, Ind.

Higgs had been sentenced to death for the 1996 killings of three women. His lawyers had tried to argue that his diagnosis of COVID-19 would make death by lethal injection “cruel.”

(Image credit: Federal Bureau of Prisons/Community Federal Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania via AP)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *