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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Execution draws near for Florida Inmate Chadwick Banks

Chadwick Banks faces Thursday evening execution for 1992 double murder

TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A man convicted of fatally shooting his sleeping wife, then raping and murdering her 10-year-old daughter, was scheduled to die by injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison after spending almost half his life on death row...article

The family speaks out on their 22 year wait for justice that may finally arrive tonight as the wheels of justice have ground ever so slowly across the years. As with most families of violent crime victims, Annette Black has endured an endless cycle of appeals and postponements for the murderer of her daughter and ten year old granddaughter, who was also viciously raped by this monster. Banks, her new son-in-law of two months quickly proved to be anything but the perfect husband. Barring a last minute unexpected stay, tonight looks as if her long wait will come to an end.

UPDATE... STARKE -- Chadwick Banks, who was convicted in the 1992 double murder of his wife and stepdaughter, was executed at 7:27 p.m. tonight at Florida State Prison...link