Appeals Court Halts Execution For Dad Who Killed DaughtersThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals delayed the Dec. 7 execution of John David Battaglia after his attorney had appealed a judge's ruling last month that he's mentally competent for execution.
Dallas Prosecutors Opposing Request To Halt ExecutionDallas County prosecutors are opposing a request from a man convicted of killing his two daughters that his scheduled execution be halted while appeals courts review a judge's ruling last week that he's mentally competent for execution.
Attorney Wants Execution Halted For Dad Who Killed DaughtersJohn David Battaglia has asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest criminal court, to halt his scheduled Dec. 7 lethal injection in Huntsville.
Dad Who Killed 2 Daughters Competent For ExecutionA state judge has ruled a man mentally competent to be executed Dec. 7 for fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 15 years ago in Dallas
Decision Expected On Mental State Of Dallas Dad Who Killed DaughtersA judge is expected to rule today on whether or not convicted killer John Battaglia is mentally competent enough to be executed. Battaglia is the North Texas father who killed his two young daughters.
Father Who Killed Daughters While Mom Listened Could Learn FateTestimony continues today in the competency hearing for John Battaglia. He is the North Texas father convicted of killing his young daughters while their mother, his ex-wife, listened helplessly on the phone.
New Execution Date For Dallas Dad Who Killed 2 DaughtersA new execution date has been set for a former Dallas accountant convicted of fatally shooting his two young daughters more than 15 years ago.
Execution Stay Issued For Father Who Murdered His DaughtersThe Dallas man facing execution for the murder of his two daughters, received a legal reprieve from a U.S. Court of Appeals Wednesday.
State Won't Appeal Dallas Man's Stay Of ExecutionA federal appeals court Wednesday stopped the scheduled execution of a Dallas man hours before he was to be killed for gunning down his two daughters 15 years ago while his ex-wife was listening helplessly on the phone.
Texas Parole Board: No Reprieve For Dallas Man Set To DieThe Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has turned down a clemency petition from a Dallas man set to die this week for fatally shooting his two young daughters nearly 15 years ago.