(CNN)The federal authorities, persevering with its string of executions this yr, has set the dates for 2 extra, together with the primary girl in additional than six many years.
Lisa Montgomery is predicted to obtain deadly injection on December 8, the Justice Division says. In 2004, she was convicted of strangling a Missouri girl who was eight-months pregnant, then minimize out and kidnapped the newborn.
The final girl executed by the US authorities was Bonnie Brown Heady on Dec. 18, 1953, in line with US Bureau of Prisons data, for kidnapping and homicide.
Additionally in 1953, Ethel Rosenberg was famously executed for espionage, alongside together with her husband, Julius.
The ninth execution might be Brandon Bernard, who was convicted of killing two youth ministers on a navy reservation in Texas in 1999. He’s scheduled to be executed by deadly injection on December 10.
Bernard’s co-defendant, Christopher Vialva, was executed on September 22.
Each Montgomery and Bernard are held on the federal jail in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Earlier than this yr, the federal authorities had not executed anybody since 2003, and simply 4 folks for the reason that 1960, Bureau of Prisons data present.
Christina Carrega contriubuted to this report.