Category: Lisa Montgomery

Lisa Montgomery Executed for 2004 Murder, Cutting Baby From Womb

Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row in the United States, became the first woman to be executed by the federal government in 67 years.

Judge Grants Stay of Execution to Lisa Montgomery, Only Woman on Federal Death Row

A federal judge has granted a stay of execution pending a competency hearing to Lisa Montgomery, who was scheduled to be put to death on Jan. 12 for murdering a pregnant woman and cutting the baby out of her womb. Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, in 2004 strangled Bobbie Jo Stinnett, who…

Appeals Court Clears Way for Execution of Lone Female Death Row Inmate

A federal appeals court has cleared the way on Friday for the only woman on federal death row to be executed. A three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit concluded that a lower court judge had acted illegally when he vacated convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery’s execution date. In an…