Richard Bible, Kid-Killing Child Molester, Dead. State Executes Murderer on Death Row for More Than 20 Years

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Arizona Department of Corrections
Kid-killing child molester Richard Bible is no more.
Arizona Department of Corrections officials confirm to New Times that kid-killing child molester Richard Bible has been executed.

Bible, DOC spokesman Barrett Marson says, was pronounced dead at 11:11 a.m.

Bible was on Death Row for more than 20 years before his execution was carried out this morning.

"The delay of over 20 years in carrying out Bible's execution highlights the need to reform the death-penalty process," state Attorney General Tom Horne says. "Although we acknowledge a need to carefully review these cases, the current delay is unconscionable and is unfair to the victim's family and to the citizens of Arizona."

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court denied his request for a stay of execution.

On Tuesday, the Ningh U.S Circuit Court of Appeals also denied Bible's request for a stay of execution. His lawyers argued that he should not be put to death until hairs found at the crime scene used against him at trial underwent DNA testing.

On Monday, Arizona's clemency board also denied Bible's request for a stay, noting in its decision that he's "the worst of the worst."

Bible was convicted in the 1988 murder of 9-year-old Jennifer Wilson. While Wilson was on vacation with her family in Flagstaff, Bible kidnapped her, molested her, and then bludgeoned her to death.

Bible never admitted guilt.

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malasangre
malasangre

if revenge is best served cold you can know he knew he would never get out of it short of dying.the appeals system grinds slowly but this is what it spits out.

Kbrower123
Kbrower123

Killing these Wastes of Skin should be as easy as stepping on a cockroach..Dead Child Molestors=Huge Tax Savings..to house them $50K a yr..& long term health care were in a nasty recession think about it for a minute Feed Starving Children or allow them Oxygen..

Jonathan Mercer
Jonathan Mercer

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Henryanzures
Henryanzures

Ipersonally met him a year before he commited his crime.He was in my home i as to young then to know what was going on.But when i saw his name in the papers twenty years later i am dumb founded and shocked.As to why they kept him alive for twenty years.....He took everything away from her and her family.He did not deserve to live.....If it were up to me he would have been killed on site!

lzs
lzs

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Johnny Skee Mask
Johnny Skee Mask

Ok Mr. James King. What was Bibles final meal today? Waiting for your report.

Marcy
Marcy

Bible was a convicted rapist who raped his 17 yr old cousin and had been out of prison for barely a year when he attacked, raped and killed Jennifer.  The notion that DNA testing hairs could prove the innocence of a man who was caught with a shirt that had Jennifer's blood on it (DNA tested blood) is silly.

Good to see you go Richard, too bad it took this long.

No Crime Inc.
No Crime Inc.

In cases like this, killers like Bible should be handled the way they are in China....dead the day after their trial.

Lastsuppers
Lastsuppers

Fried eggs with melted cheese, gravy with sausage, hash brown potatoes, biscuits, grape jelly, peanut butter, and chocolate milk.---Ty Treadwell, author of Last Suppers: Famous Final Meals from Death Rowhttp://lastsuppersbook.blog...

Prodeath Penality
Prodeath Penality

Considering that he was proven guilty beyond a doubt I certainly agree with you. What's most disturbing is that there are people who still defend such a worthless excuse for  human being after knowing that he willfully molested/raped and murdered an innocent little girl. I hope he's burning in hell and no doubt he is.

Marcy
Marcy

Nonsense, juries make mistakes, judged make mistakes, ...

If we are going to sanction killing people we need to do so with deliberation, not haste.  Not 20+ years of deliberation but not next day hangings either.

Draglink
Draglink

who cares what he eat for his last meal,  it should have been served to him 15 yrs ago.

Coz
Coz

Totally agree Marcy...there have many people already that have executed or spent many years in prison for crimes that were later proven they had nothing to do with. 20 years is a bit much though for sure. He didn't give his victim an extra 20 years of life.

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