US carries out first execution of a female inmate since 1953

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – Early Wednesday, the federal government executed Lisa Montgomery, a Kansas woman convicted of murdering a pregnant Missouri woman and cutting her baby from her womb. She was the first woman put to death by the federal government in more than 60 years.  Several judges granted Montgomery a stay of execution; … Continue reading US carries out first execution of a female inmate since 1953