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‘Womb raider’ Lisa Montgomery first woman executed by US federal authorities since 1953

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An American woman who murdered a pregnant dog breeder in order to steal her baby was put to death by lethal injection today, becoming the first female to be executed by US federal authorities in nearly 70 years. The US Justice Department said Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am Eastern Time (5.31pm AEDT) at a penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana.
It said the execution was “in accordance with the capital sentence unanimously recommended by a federal jury and imposed by the US District…

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