Supreme Court Puts Kentucky Man Back on Death Row
The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence for a 63-year old Kentucky inmate.The decision overturns an appeals court ruling that granted David Eugene Matthews a retrial three decades after the double murder of his wife and mother-in-law.
Matthews now returns to death row. Kentucky is currently in the process of revising its lethal injection procedures, so he will not be put to death until the state chooses a new execution method.
Additional information from the Associated Press