lover is executedA murderer who killed his ex-girlfriends lover and then raped her has been executed. Russell Bucklew died by lethal injection over the murder, kidnap and
rape from 2006. He was pronounced dead at 6.23pm Central Daylight Time (CDT) at Missouris death chamber in Bonne Terre. The 51-year-old shot and killed Michael Sanders at his trailer home in southern Missouri. He then raped his former girlfriend Stephanie Ray, who had earlier fled to stay with Sanders. Russell Bucklew killed his ex-girlfriends lover (Image: X80001) Russell Bucklew died by let
hal injection Read MoreRelated Articles Gary Bowles execution: Serial killer who butchered six gay men is put to death For his final meal, the murderer ordered a gyro sandwich, a smoked brisket sandwich, two orders of French fries, a cola and a banana split. The case hit the news in April this year after the US Supreme Court ruled in a narrow 5-4 decision that Bucklews execution could go ahead . His
legal team had argued that deat
h by lethal injection would cause him undue pain by rupturing blood-filled tumours on his body caused by a congenital condition called cavernous hemangioma. The US Supreme Court ruled against his appeal Read MoreTop news stories from Mirror OnlineSnow causes treacherous conditionsBritain to rescue trapped UK citizensMiracle tot saved despite heart stoppingKobe
helicopter given special clearance Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Donald Trump appointee, said in his decision: The Eighth Amendment does not guarantee a prisoner a painless death - something that, of course, is
nt guaranteed to many people, including most victims of capital crimes. KFVS news anchor Kathy Sweeney witnessed Bucklews execution and said there were no complications. His feet were twitching under the shee
ts, there was a sigh and then no more movement, Sweeney said in a broadcast.