A lady who killed a pregnant girl and stole the unborn child by slicing it from the sufferer’s womb is scheduled to grow to be the primary feminine executed by the federal authorities in 70 years, the Justice Division introduced Friday.
Lisa Montgomery, who was discovered responsible of the grotesque December 2004 crime, is scheduled to be executed by deadly injection on Dec. 8 at US Penitentiary Terre Haute, Indiana, the DOJ said.
Montgomery strangled Bobbie Jo Stinnett till she misplaced consciousness, sliced open her physique with a kitchen knife and stole the newborn, passing it off as her personal, the feds mentioned.
The sufferer briefly regained consciousness when Montgomery first reduce into her, briefly placing up a battle, the feds mentioned, earlier than Montgomery succeeded in fatally strangling her.
Montgomery confessed to murdering Stinnett and abducting her baby, the feds mentioned.
She was discovered responsible in October 2007 of federal kidnapping leading to demise.
The final girl to be executed by the federal authorities was Bonnie Heady. She was put to demise in a fuel chamber in Missouri in 1953, in line with the Demise Penalty Data Middle.
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