Van Terry leapt over the defence table to attack the man who murdered his daughter and two other women
Three men were executed on Tuesday, after Hamas announced that 13 prisoners were to be killed
The rate of executions so far this year has been higher than 2015, which set a 21-year record
Fahd Houssawi was executed for the murder of a police officer
The consideration comes after a ruling earlier this year by the US Supreme Court
Rubbish collector Lonnie Franklin killed at least 10 women between 1985 and 2007
'We have had a warning since last month to prepare the place', a police official has said
'All I wanted was to make people have the conversation and be aware of it'
Governor McAuliffe amended a bill that would allow state officials to use the electric chair if they could not locate the right drugs for an injection
His lawyers have filed an appeal to the US Supreme court
The use of the death penalty is at its highest for 25 years. And it shouldn't matter how executions are carried out: lethal injection has been described as "the chemical equivalent of burning at the stake"
The world experienced a sharp spike in executions in 2015
Kingdom faces criticism from rights groups over its use of the death penalty
The Democrat advocates the death penalty in 'limited cases' under federal jurisdiction
Ali al-Nimr, the teenage nephew of a Shia cleric executed in January, is feared to be among those to be beheaded
Two other defendants were convicted of 'corruption on earth', the most serious offence under Iran's criminal code