put to death

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Some of those put to death were Birmingham criminals including 18-year-old Kingstanding killer James Farrell who was put to death at Birmingham Prison in 1949 for strangling Joan Marney in Sutton Park.
The number of people Texas put to death increased substantially from the last two years as the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals halted far fewer executions.
Walter Moody was put to death by lethal injection at the William C.
Last year, 141 people were put to death in the kingdom, where executions are carried out by the sword.
Anthony Shore, 55, dubbed the Tourniquet Killer, was put to death for the murder of 21-year-old Carmen Estrada.
"The Japanese army merely exposed and put to death the plainclothes soldiers (guerrillas) who abandoned their uniforms, stole the garments of regular citizens, and were hiding in the refugee zone with weapons and ammunition," he wrote in the book, printed in English and Japanese.
A MAN once called the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row for escaping seven execution dates through legal challenges has finally been put to death for a 1982 murder-for-hire shooting.
The seven convicts put to death via lethal injection during Joseph Estrada's presidency were all executed some five years after they committed their offenses, he said.
Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital Riyadh for shooting dead Adel al-Mahemid, a Saudi, during a brawl, the interior ministry said in a statement.
RIYADH -- Saudi Arabia on Tuesday put to death a Pakistani man convicted of drug smuggling, bringing to 93 the number of executions in the kingdom this year.
THIS week, the American state of Georgia executed the oldest man ever put to death in the USA, a 72-year-old man convicted of murdering a shopkeeper during an armed robbery more than 35 years ago.
A SERIAL killer who murdered three women and later married a member of his legal team has become the first person to be put to death in the US this year.