Execution Delayed for Bobby Joe Long, Convicted Killer Who Ter­rorized Bay In Mid 80s

www.baynews9.com | 5/23/2019 | Bay News 9
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6:10 p.m. update — The scheduled execution of Bobby Joe Long has been delayed temporarily while the U.S. Supreme Court considers his final appeals.

Long was set to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. Thursday at Florida State Prison, but the justices had not yet ruled in his case. Barring a reprieve, the execution would take place later Thursday.

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STARKE, Fla. — The man convicted of killing at least 10 women in the Bay area in the mid 1980s is scheduled to be put to death on Thursday.

Convicted serial killer Bobby Joe Long, 65, is scheduled to be executed at 6 p.m. at Florida State Prison.

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He is facing execution as a result of a murderous spree that claimed 10 women’s lives and terrorized Florida’s Tampa Bay area in 1984.

According to authorities, Long went on a violent rage against women that also included dozens of rapes. The spree earned him 28 life sentences and the death penalty for one of the killings, that...
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