Lisa Montgomery was convicted in 2007 in Missouri for kidnapping and strangling Bobbie Jo...

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for execution of only woman on federal death row – The Hindu

Lisa Montgomery was convicted in 2007 in Missouri for kidnapping and strangling Bobbie Jo Stinnett, then eight months pregnant. The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a stay on convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery's execution by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, clearing the way for application of the death penalty for the only woman on federal death row in the United States, who doctors say is brain-damaged and mentally ill. Montgomery's execution would mark the first time the U.S. government …

 

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