Execution delayed for only woman on federal death row, possibly to after Joe Biden’s inauguration

The execution of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, has been delayed a second time. Montgomery, 52, got the death penalty in 2008 for killing a pregnant woman four years earlier and stealing her fetus. The baby survived. Montgomery’s execution was initially scheduled for Dec. 8, but two of her attorneys contracted coronavirus. The federal government tried to reschedule the execution for Jan. 12, but a judge ruled Thursday that date was in violation of court rules, The Associated Press reported. U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss said the Bureau of Prisons couldn’t set a…

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