A Dallas judge has modified Kimberly McCarthy’s execution for 60 days.She will not be executed today. #fb
— Rebecca Lopez (@rlopezwfaa) January 29, 2013
As of yesterday, Kimberly McCarthy – the woman scheduled to be executed for the 1997 robbery and murder of her Lancaster neighbor – was barreling ahead. That’s no longer the case, according to WFAA and the Associated Press. State District Judge Larry Mitchell moved the execution of the 51-year-old McCarthy to April 3.
On Monday, McCarthy’s attorneys at the Capital Punishment Clinic sent the following letter to Governor Perry: