Florida arrow can execute

Florida arrow can execute

Nicolas Cruz, staged February 14 monstrous shooting at school in Parkland, is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

19-year-old shooter will stand trial as an adult. This means that he could face the death penalty.

Florida arrow can execute

Often, those who staged the mass shootings in schools, then themselves committed suicide, but the Florida shooter did not resist arrest.

Under state law, the defendant may be sentenced to death if the jury unanimously makes such a decision.

According to the Department of corrections of Florida, from 1973 to 2016 in the state was executed 92 people. Some of them had been imprisoned for decades, waiting for the sentence into effect.

We will remind, in 2017 in Florida was restored the death penalty after its abolition for 18 months by the Supreme court of the United States. According to the court, the procedure for imposition of the death penalty in the sunshine state allowed the judges to come to conclusions different from the conclusions to the jury, and required improvements.

Now the judges ‘ decision on the application of capital punishment must be unanimous.