Executions scheduled for 2014:NBC News is reporting today that death row inmate Paul Howell is set to die tonight in Florida. Death row inmate Michael Taylor was put to death Wednesday morning in Missouri.
List of executions scheduled for this week February 24-29
African-American drug trafficker Paul Augustus Howell aka Paul Howell is set to die Wednesday night in Florida. Howell has been on Florida's death row for the murder of 35-year-old Jimmy Fulford, a state trooper. Fulton was killed during a routine traffic stop in Monticello, when a bomb hidden inside a package exploded. The bomb was intended to kill a woman who "knew too much," according to ABC Action News. If executed, Paul Howell will die by lethal injection.
African-American death row inmate Michael Taylor, 47, was put to death at 12:10 a.m. in Missouri. Michael Taylor had been sentenced to death for the rape and murder of 15-year-old teenager Ann Harrison while she waited at the bus stop in 1989. Police records indicate the teen was brutally stabbed to death. Michael Taylor was executed by lethal injection.
Michael Taylor-Ann Harrison Missouri murder
Here is a photo of death row inmate Michael Taylor. Michael Taylor abducted teenager Ann Harrison while she waited for the bus in her hometown in 1989.
Paul Augustus Howell death row inmate Florida
Here is a photo of a Florida death row inmate named Paul Howell aka Paul Augustus Howell. Howell was a drug trafficker in Florida back in the 1990's. You can see a photo of the state trooper he killed in the next photo.
Jimmy Fulford state trooper: Killed in the line of duty
Here is a photo of Trooper Jimmy Fulford. Fulford was said to be a dedicated officer who was loved by the public. His death came as a shock when he was killed after a packaged gift exploded during a traffic stop. The package was meant to kill a woman who "knew too much."