Yanks to Execute Killer Wife by Lethal Injection; No Mercy for Hitmen Hiring Granny
Byline: Chris Musson
A GRAN who hired hitmen to murder her husband and stepson was due to be executed in the US state of Virginia this morning.
Teresa Lewis, 41, will be killed by lethal inject ion at Greensville Correctional Centre at 9pm local time - 2am in the UK.
Lewis pled guilty to paying two thugs to blast husband Julian and stepson Charles to death with shotguns in their beds at the fami ly's trailer home.
She hoped to collect a pounds 160,000 insurance payout on Charles. Julian had to die too so the cash would go to her.
The two hitmen were both spared the death penalty after the 2002 murders.
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Publication information: Article title: Yanks to Execute Killer Wife by Lethal Injection; No Mercy for Hitmen Hiring Granny. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland). Publication date: September 24, 2010. Page number: 39. © 2009 Scottish Daily Record & Sunday. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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