STARKE — For more than two hours after he was scheduled to die, Richard Heynard waited before the courts rejected his last-ditch appeal.
Supporters of the death penalty cheer outside of the Florida State Prison near Starke on Tuesday evening. Richard Henyard’s death sentence was carried out Tuesday evening for the double murder of a 7-year-old and 3-year-old in 1993.
In the end, he was executed late Tuesday at Florida State Prison for raping and shooting Dorothy Lewis and murdering her two young daughters. It was the longest that execution observers can recall an execution being delayed without being postponed to another day. More... Prisoner Pen Pals - Discount Cigarettes - Discount Magazine Subscriptions for Prisoners