Texas Execution Delayed For Kimberly McCarthy

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    Kimberly McCarthy would have been the first woman to be executed in the United States since 2010. The 51-year-old  was scheduled to be put to death on Tuesday for killing her neighbor in 1997.  State District Judge Larry Mitchell granted a reprieve five hours her scheduled execution. McCarthy was convicted of beating and stabbing 71-year-old Dorothy Booth in Lancaster. McCarthy’s execution date is now set for April 3, 2013.

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