Accountant from Dallas to be executed today for the murder of two young daughters

Accountant from Dallas to be executed today for the murder of two young daughters

Presently, 1 Feb will executed John David Battaglia of Dallas’ (TX), killed in 2001 by his two daughters — 9-year-old Faith and 6-year-old Liberty.

The advocates of battle made in the 5th circuit court of appeals and the U.S. Supreme court with a request to cancel the penalty due to the mental illness of the convict, the Associated Press reports. (By law, the penalty is only possible, if the prisoner was sane and aware of what is condemned.)

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The court of protection rejected, noting that John Battaglia — intelligent and educated (master’s degree), and not mentally ill. According to testimony, during his imprisonment, John Battaglia repeatedly used prison library studying judicial decisions on serious crimes committed in a state of insanity.

John Battaglia was separated from his wife Mary Jane pearl. Parted the couple often quarreled, and the woman even said to the police about persecution. However, the daughter spoke with the father. In may 2001, Mary pearl called the eldest daughter (girls just came to see my dad) — picked Battaglia. He turned on the speakerphone, and the woman heard the girls scream, «No, dad, please don’t do this!»Mary cried, so the children fled, and then heard shots. In faith father shot 3 times, in liberty 5.

Have the right man at the tattoo parlor, where he managed to do tattoo two red roses with the names of the daughters.

To hold Battalio, it took several police officers.

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