Richard Bible Executed in Florence, Arizona

Richard Bible Executed in Florence, Arizona

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Once the injection was administered, Bible continued to swallow hard, and his right arm twitched and moved several times before he was pronounced dead. Once the injection was administered, Bible continued to swallow hard, and his right arm twitched and moved several times before he was pronounced dead.

Richard Bible, convicted in the murder of 9 year old Jennifer Wilson of Yuma, has been put to death in Florence, Arizona.

KSWT News 13's Jennifer Jones was one of only 5 journalists from across the country selected to witness his execution.

17 members of the Wilson family were also present during the execution, including her parents and two brothers.

Bible had been allowed 5 witnesses from his family and friends, but chose to only have 2 of his attorneys present.

Jennifer Jones tells us one of Wilson's brothers cried throughout the procedure, which began at 11:02 AM.

Wilson's other brother embraced his father, who held hands with Wilson's mother.

According to Jennifer Jones, Bible seemed frightened when he was brought into the death chamber, and swallowed repeatedly throughout his final words, which were "Thank you to my family and my lawyers. I love you all. Everything's ok."

Once the injection was administered, Bible continued to swallow hard, and his right arm twitched and moved several times before he was pronounced dead.

After Bible died, Jennifer Wilson's father addressed the media, thanking everyone for their support, and thanking the Arizona department of corrections, saying he felt justice had finally been served.

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