Lisa Montgomery was decided to be hanged on December 8, when in 2004 a Missouri woman was strangled to death, who was eight months pregnant, biting and kidnapping the child. The child survived.
The Justice Department said it had sought to re-raise Montgomery’s hanging date for January 12, but D.C. District Court Judge Randy Moss wrote Thursday that it did not comply with the appropriate time under a previous court order Done, delayed execution of execution date. Further.
Sandra Babcock, one of Montgomery’s attorneys, said in a statement Thursday, “The district court’s decision requires the government to comply with the law by not setting a hanging date for Lisa Montgomery.” “Given the seriousness of Mrs. Montgomery’s mental illness, the sexual and physical torture she endures throughout her life, and the connection between her trauma and the facts of her crime, we ask President (Donald) Trump to acknowledge and appeal her mercy Appeal for. Life imprisonment.
Biden has promised to abolish the federal death penalty, and encourage states to withhold capital punishment.