New Witness Testimony to Go Before Supreme Court One Day Before Scheduled Execution

Attorneys for Robert Waterhouse, scheduled to be executed next week, are set to go before the Florida Supreme Court the day before his execution to argue for a reversal.

Waterhouse, 65, was convicted of the rape and murder of a woman in St. Petersburg in 1980 and is scheduled to die by lethal injection February 15.

His latest appeal cites testimony from a new witness, who says he saw Waterhouse leaving a bar with two men and not the victim on the night of the crime.

Read more:

New witness testimony could help Florida death row inmate

1980 St. Petersburg Rapist On Death Row Argues For Reversal


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