Skip to comments.Serial killer who targeted gay men executed in Florida after eating hearty last meal
Posted on 08/23/2019 11:58:51 AM PDT by Red Badger
A mass murderer known as the I-95 killer, who spent the majority of 1994 targeting gay men -- including a Navy World War II veteran -- ate three burgers, fries and bacon before he was executed late Thursday in Florida.
Gary Ray Bowles, 57, was pronounced dead at 10:58 p.m. Thursday evening after receiving a lethal injection at Florida State Prison in Starke, the office of Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, said. Bowles had already eaten his last meal by 3 p.m. that afternoon, prison officials told WJXT.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal filed by Bowles attorneys earlier Thursday that argued their client was not mentally fit to receive the death penalty, clearing the way for his execution to proceed as planned.
Bowles was condemned to die for his murder conviction in the 1994 slaying of Walter Hinton, a 42-year-old who was strangled and had his head smashed with a concrete block, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. That was one of the six known killings that terrorized the Interstate 95 corridor that year and earned him the nickname of the "I-95 killer." In each case, Bowles had a signature: He stuffed the victims throats with objects, including rags, toilet paper, dirt, leaves even a sex toy.
Police were on Bowles' trail after his first killing in 1994 in Daytona Beach. Bowles left investigators a slew of evidence, including a probation document left at the scene and ATM footage showing him trying to withdraw money from the victim, John Hardy Roberts, bank account.
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Somehow I don’t think the usual cast of Death Penalty opponents protested this one.
It has been kinda silent...............
Thats not a typo. He committed his crimes in 1994
Thats the state of justice in America - he pays for his crimes 25 years later
So he was arrested for these crimes in 1994 and it took untold millions of dollars and 25 years to finally execute him. Our legal system is severely screwed up. This guy should have been executed no less than 24 years ago. A year should be the maximum amount of time these guilty SOBs have to tie up the courts.
How come bad guys all have a middle name of Ray or Lee?
I’m always glad to see the Death Penalty carried out.
If I was about to be executed, food would be the last thing on my mind.
A convicted killer who can wolf down food in his final moments on Earth clearly has no conscience and no regrets.
Frustrated by his mother’s choice to remain in the marriage, Gary left home to live on the streets. Throughout his youth and adulthood he was able to provide for himself financially by prostituting his body to men.
Almost every serial killer is a sexual deviant. A very high proportion are homosexuals.
99% chance faggets molested him when he was a kid...
my thoughts as well...i’d be too sick to my stomach..
Why does it take 25 YEARS to off these animals? Yeesh!
[If I was about to be executed, food would be the last thing on my mind.
A convicted killer who can wolf down food in his final moments on Earth clearly has no conscience and no regrets.]
Faggets and women...
It's even worse than that. They are more likely to die of natural causes on Death Row than to be executed.
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