This week in true crime, we’re discussing A kidnapping and murder purpotrated by an on-duty police officer in Memphis, And the increase in federal executions by the Trump administration of Lisa Montgomery, Dustin Higgs, and Cory Johnson. Plus, we have special guests, You Should have Ghosted.
Lisa Montgomery, 52, was put to death by lethal injection at 1:31 AM Wednesday after the US Supreme Court lifted her last minute stay of execution.
Lisa Montgomery, Corey Johnson and Dustin Higgs are to be put to death this week. Montgomery is scheduled for Tuesday, Johnson for Thursday and Higgs for Friday. There is a massive outcry among Americans for different reasons: the legality of these sentences, the risk of COVID-19 and the humanity of the lethal injection.
Lisa Montgomery was scheduled to be executed on December 8, 2020. However, her two lawyers caught COVID-19 and the execution was pushed to a later date, possibly into the start of President-elect Joseph Biden’s presidency.