Lisa Montgomery, 43, will be the first female to face the death penalty at the federal level in 70 years
To the first female federal prisoner to be executed in 70 years, Lisa montgomery, He has about seven weeks to live, since his execution is scheduled for next December 8.
Montgomery, 43, will die by lethal injection after being convicted of murdering the pregnant woman in 2004 Bobbie Jo Stinnett, 23, who was strangled and opened her uterus with a knife to remove the baby she was carrying.
The girl Victoria Jo Stinnett survived the attack and is now 16 years old.
The killer was sentenced to death in Missouri in 2007.
Montgomery will be the first female to face capital punishment at the federal level in 70 years since Bonnie Heady was executed for the kidnapping and murder of a 6-year-old boy in 1953.
The US Department of Justice reported in a press release on Friday that Montgomery will be executed at the Terre Haute Penitentiary in Indiana.
The defendant was found guilty of the kidnapping that resulted in the death of Stinnett.
The convict met the victim in person after chatting with the pregnant woman through a site known as “Ratter Chatter.”
The delinquent pretended that she was pregnant to gain the other’s trust.
On December 16, 2004, they agreed to meet at Stinnett’s house in Skidmore to purchase a “Rat Terrier” dog.
But, instead of the above, the killer strangled the victim with a rope.
After removing the baby from the pregnant woman with a knife, he tried unsuccessfully to pass her off as his daughter.