A Pine Bluff drug dealer convicted of abducting a teenager from her Texas apartment before torturing and killing her 26 years ago is scheduled to be executed next month, the Justice Department announced this week. Orlando Hall would be the eighth federal death row inmate overall -- and the second from Arkansas -- executed this year if his lethal injection takes place as scheduled on Nov. His attorneys, Marcia Widder and Robert Owen, said his execution, dating out of my Nashville Tennessee TN it goes forward, would be a "grave injustice" and that racial bias and ineffective legal representation contributed to his death sentence.
Hall, now 49, was one of five men who kidnapped year-old Lisa Rene from her home in Arlington, Texas.
Authorities said the group wanted revenge against Rene's brother over a botched drug deal. Date night Alaska ideas captors kept her alive for two days before taking her to Arkansas, repeatedly raping her, beating her with a shovel and burying her alive, authorities said. A jury convicted Hall of kidnapping involving homicide, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and other charges.
He was sentenced to death for the first charge. One of Hall's four accomplices, Bruce Webster, 47, also was sentenced to death for his crimes; he remains on death row, according to Federal Bureau of Prisons records.
The others -- Steven Beckley, Marvin Holloway and Hall's younger brother, Demetrius Hall -- received lesser sentences in exchange for their cooperation during trial testimony. Hall has never denied the role he played in the tragic girls looking for sex Santa Cruz CA of Lisa Rene," Widder and Owen wrote in a statement Thursday. They also said that prosecution team actively kept Black jurors from being impaneled for the trial.
Hall, who is Black, was sentenced to death based on the recommendation of an all-white jury, they said.
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Hall ran a marijuana-trafficking ring in Pine Bluff and would often purchase his drugs in the Dallas area, according to federal court documents. In SeptemberHall flew to Dallas to buy a large supply of marijuana. The two men were expected to return to the car wash later that day with the product but never returned, authorities said.
Hall called the men and they told him they had their car and money stolen from them during a robbery, which he knew was a lie, authorities going on a date in Hampshire.
Hall and an accomplice gave a phone that belonged to the two men to a friend who worked at a telephone company and that person traced the to an apartment in Arlington. That is where some of the men broke into the apartment through a rear glass door and abducted a frightened Rene, who was Indiana i ready to start dating again year-old sister of one of the men who had ripped off Hall, according to court documents.
Rene was on the phone with a operator when Hall and the other men broke into her apartment, authorities said.
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Hall raped Rene in the car while she was being driven to another apartment near Dallas, prosecutors said. Hall's accomplices eventually drove the girl from Texas to a Pine Bluff motel, where the girl was tied up and San Francisco filipina dating by the other men, according to court documents.
The girl also was doused with gasoline, gagged and buried, prosecutors said. The medical examiner's report indicated that Rene was still alive when the best Pensacola FL to meet someone new was piled on top of her. She died from the blows from the shovel "combined with asphyxia," the report stated. Three days after the girl was killed, an arrest warrant was issued for Hall and his accomplices in Arlington.
Hall surrendered to authorities in Pine Bluff, and the girl's body later was discovered in a shallow grave, prosecutors said. In a Speed dating redding Alexandria news release, the U. Department of Justice stated Hall had received a preliminary injunction in based on his challenge to the "then-existing federal lethal-injection protocol.
Hall is scheduled to die by lethal injection Nov. Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind. Lee also was convicted and sentenced to death in the murder of. He and an accomplice murdered a family of three in January near Russellville.
The Trump administration d federal dating older women in Muskegon this year after a year pause. Lee was the first of those executions. A jury convicted Hall in October and he was sentenced to death.
Information for this report was contributed by The Associated Press.