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Gov. Scott Sets Date For Michael Lambrix's Execution

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has set a date for the execution of Michael Lambrix.

Just a week after executing its first prisoner in more than a year and a half, Florida is readying for another.  

Governor Rick Scott has selected October 5 for carrying out Michael Lambrix’s death sentence.  Lambrix is on death row for the 1983 murders of Aleisha Bryant and Clarence Moore Jr. 

The jury didn’t unanimously recommend death for Lambrix in either of the killings—which is the standard now.  Because Lambrix’s case concluded before a court-imposed 2002 cut-off, justices on the Florida Supreme Court denied a new round of hearings.

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Nick Evans came to Tallahassee to pursue a masters in communications at Florida State University. He graduated in 2014, but not before picking up an internship at WFSU. While he worked on his degree Nick moved from intern, to part-timer, to full-time reporter. Before moving to Tallahassee, Nick lived in and around the San Francisco Bay Area for 15 years. He listens to far too many podcasts and is a die-hard 49ers football fan. When Nick’s not at work he likes to cook, play music and read.