Chief Judge Richard Young of the U.
Donnelly and Laurence E. Komp to file a writ of habeas corpus no later than March 4.
According to a Senior ladies Dale Indiana brief supporting Ward's request, indigent prisoners have the right to Senior ladies Dale Indiana stay of execution so Nsa fling while in Parkersburg their lawyers can have time to research and file a habeas corpus petition -- the right to ladiea a conviction reviewed by a federal judge.
Ward was convicted in and sentenced to death for the raping and murdering Payne, a year-old Heritage Hills High School student, on July 11,in her Spencer County home.Sex Personals OK Ponca City 74604
An arriving town marshal from Dale, Ind. Payne was found alive on the kitchen floor and rushed to Deaconess-St.
Joseph Hospital, where she died. According to a probable cause affidavit, year old Stacy Payne and her year old sister, Melissa, were home alone in their rural Dale home when Ward entered and attacked Stacy with a knife.
Melissa had taken a nap upstairs and was awakened by Stacy's screams. From the top of the stairs Melissa saw Ward on top of Stacy.
She called and heard Stacy pleading, "Stop! Stacy Payne's torso was nearly sliced in two, her throat was cut to her windpipe and her wrist was slashed to the bone.
She was nevertheless alive for a short time. The Indiana Supreme Court overturned that conviction insaying jurors were exposed to too much pretrial publicity. Ward was retried in Vanderburgh County Inndiana He pleaded guilty and was again sentenced to death.
Ward is one of 12 people on Indiana's death row at Michigan City, all of whose appeals are now in the federal court system, according the Indiana Public Defender Council. Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to comments Senior ladies Dale Indiana. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since !
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