Judge Delays Black Texas Woman’s Execution Until April

Kimberly McCarthy will not be put to death tonight, after all.

From Huffington Post

It is rare and often times unexpected to hear of a woman being sentenced to the death penalty. Unfortunately, that is the fate of a Texas woman Kimberly McCarthy.

McCarthy was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. tonight, but a judge put a stop to the execution delaying it until April.

McCarthy was sentenced to death after being found guilty of killing her next door neighbor, a 71-year-old woman in her home by stabbing her. She was also thought to be responsible for the murder of two other elderly women.

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