20 May 2021 :
Parole Board Grants Gerald Pizzuto Clemency Hearing, Execution On Hold. Idaho District Judge Jay Gaskill stayed the execution of Gerald Ross Pizzuto Tuesday, following the recommendation of a state parole board that Pizzuto be granted a commutation hearing in November 2021. Pizzuto was convicted in the 1985 murders of Berta and Del Herndon in rural Idaho County. Pizzuto, who has terminal cancer, was scheduled to be executed June 2, 2021.