Terrance Williams, convicted in 1986 of the robbery and bludgeoning murder of a man he later set on fire, would have been the first person executed in Philadelphia since Gary Heidinick, in 1999.
After three and a half hours of deliberations, the seven men and five women delivered the death penalty to Raghu Yandamuri for the killings of Saanvi Venna and her grandmother.
Flor is one of the 184 Pennsylvania inmates on death row. Governor Corbett has now signed 40 death warrants during his administration.
Two men charged with stabbing a Pennsylvania woman and burning her alive will face the death penalty if they’re found guilty at trial.
On Dec. 17, 2013 37-year-old Win Min Htut reportedly shot his wife, Thida Myint, outside their Bethlehem home after an argument.
Prosecutors in eastern Pennsylvania plan to seek the death penalty in the trial of a woman accused of giving birth in a sports bar bathroom, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank.
A federal judge says a Philadelphia man on death row for 21 years was convicted on “scant evidence,” and has overturned his conviction for killing a teen girl for her earrings.
Prosecutors in Berks County say they will seek the death penalty against a pair of brothers accused of killing two men in Reading and torturing and killing a woman whose burning body was found in Lehigh County.
The federal jury considering the penalty for convicted drug kingpin and murderer Kaboni Savage has voted unanimously that Savage shall be sentenced to death.
Savage, already serving 30 years on the drug conviction, was convicted last week of committing or ordering 12 murders.
A condemned inmate escaped lethal injection Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the execution should be halted.
A federal appeals court has issued a stay, preventing planned execution of Pennsylvania death row inmate Hubert Michael.
A judge has granted a delay in the trial of an eastern Pennsylvania woman who could face the death penalty if convicted of killing the father of her four children just hours before a scheduled custody hearing.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court chief justice Ronald Castille is refusing to step away from the case of inmate Terrance Williams, whose death penalty is being reviewed.
Convicted Philadelphia murderer Terrance Williams is no longer on Death Row.