Lezmond Mitchell Was Executed Wednesday In Indiana

A Navajo man, convicted of a gruesome double murder on the Navajo Nation in 2001, was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in Indiana. Thirty-eight year old Lezmond Mitchell was executed at 6:29 p.m. eastern time after being found found guilty of the beating and stabbing deaths of 63-year-old Alycie Sim and her nine-year-old granddaughter near […]

Navajo Man On Death Row Loses Another Bid To Push Back His Execution Date

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A man convicted of a gruesome double murder on the Navajo Nation in 2001, lost a bid Thursday to push back his execution date. Thirty-eight year old Lezmond Mitchell will be executed by lethal injection August 28th at a federal prison in Indiana after he was found guilty of the beating and stabbing deaths of […]

Navajo Nation Asks President Trump To Commute The Death Sentence For Lezmond Mitchell

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The Navajo Nation is asking President Trump to commute the death sentence for the only Native American man currently on death row. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez asks the president to reduce the sentence of Lezmond Mitchell to life in prison. Mitchell was sentenced to death after he was found guilty of killing 63-year-old Alyce […]

Navajo Man’s Execution Put On Hold By The Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has put the execution of a Navajo man on hold, citing possibly racial bias regarding the jury that convicted him. Lezmond Mitchell is the only Native American on federal death row and his execution was set for December 11th. He was convicted and sentenced to death 2003 in the […]

Arizona Man Convicted Of Killing Two Women On The Navajo Nation Set To Be Executed

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A man convicted of a gruesome double murder in Round Rock on the Navajo Nation in 2001, will be one of the first five inmates put to death under the Justice Department’s decision to resume federal executions. Thirty-seven year old Lezmond Mitchell will be executed by lethal injection on December 11th for the beating and […]