Skip to comments.Court Delays Mississippi's First Execution of Female Inmate in 70 Years
Posted on 03/31/2014 11:32:53 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A Mississippi woman convicted of murdering her husband was granted at least a brief reprieve on Thursday but could still become the first female prisoner executed in the state in 70 years.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood had asked the state Supreme Court to set the execution of Michelle Byrom, 57, for Thursday night for the fatal shooting of her husband, Edward Byrom Sr. in 1999.
But the court denied Hood's motion to carry out the execution, giving her attorneys hope the court will take up their motion to seek permission to file additional appeals.
(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...
The son confesses and is already out, but she’s supposed to pay the ultimate price because of a technicality?
I’m sure no son would ever lie to save his mother.
Read the story linked in post 5. Sounds like a huge mess but they have the right person.
I don’t trust news articles, but I also don’t trust prosecutions that don’t allow pertinent evidence into a trial, which appears to have happened in this case. Obviously, we only know whatever an article-writer wants to convey.