Florida death row inmate calls out DeSantis in last words

Posted on AllSides February 24th, 2023
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Florida Department of Corrections via AP

Florida executed its first death row inmate since 2019 on Thursday, as convicted murderer Donald Dillbeck, 59, was put to death by lethal injection.

In the minutes before the lethal injection procedure was initiated, Dillbeck used his final words to admit hurting people and to criticize Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, according to multiple reports.

“I know I hurt people when I was young. I really messed up.” Dillbeck said, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. “But I know Ron DeSantis has done a lot worse. He’s taken a lot from a lot...

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