FLORIDA (USA): ROBERT HENDRIX EXECUTED
April 23, 2014: Robert Hendrix, 47, White, was executed in Florida.
He was convicted of the the August 1990 murders of his cousin and his cousin's wife Elmer and Michelle Scott. Elmer Scott had planned to testify the next day at Hendrix's burglary trial.
Scott had been his partner in the crime but had reached a plea deal.
Hendrix becomes the 5th inmate executed by Florida this year and the 86th overall since the state resumed capital punishment in 1979. Hendrix becomes the 19th inmate to be put to death this year in the USA and the 1378th overall since the nation resumed executions on January 17, 1977. (Sources: Associated Press & Rick Halperin, 23/04/2014)