Frances Newton

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Frances Newton

Executed by lethal injection in the state of Texas for the April 7, 1987 murder of her husband, Adrian, 23, her son, Alton, 7, and daughter, Farrah, 21 months add

Category: Music

Born in 1965.

Countries: Texas (67%), United States (33%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Texas, Rick Perry

Linked to: New Black Panther Party, Supreme Court of the United States

 

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Frances Newton was born in 1965 add something

 

"'Frances Elaine Newton"' was executed by lethal injection in the state of Texas for the April 7, 1987 murder of her husband, Adrian, 23, her son, Alton, 7, and daughter, Farrah, 21 months add something


1982

Frances Newton was the third woman executed in Texas since the resumption of capital punishment in the state in 1982 add something


1987

Newton maintained her innocence from her first interrogation in 1987 until her execution in 2005 add something


2004

Two hours before her first scheduled execution on December 1, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry granted a 120-day reprieve to allow more time to test forensic evidence in the case add something


Frances Newton died in 2005 add something

 

On August 24, 2005, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals turned down a motion for a stay of execution add something

 

The execution was carried out as scheduled on September 14, 2005 by lethal injection add something