Below is this week’s roundup of relevant capital case developments.
NBC June 19, 2022
A Georgia prisoner has been sentenced to death for killing two prison guards while attempting to escape from a transport.
ABC30 June 17, 2022
A Fresno man has been charged for the double homicide of a 21-year-old woman and her foster mother in a domestic violence situation. Prosecutors must decide whether to seek the death penalty.
KCBD June 15, 2022
The Texas Supreme Court has denied the appeal of a man sentenced to death for the 2011 murder of David Rowser during a robbery of a restaurant. Appeals can still be made in federal courts.
Spokane Public Radio June 14, 2022
The Idaho Supreme Court has heard arguments on a case about who has the authority to commute death sentences, the governor or a state commission.