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Stockton man files lawsuit to speed up the execution of his sister’s killer

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Michael Morales

Terri Winchell

Posted: Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 11:05 am, Wed Sep 17, 2014.

A man whose sister was brutally raped and murdered in a Lodi vineyard 30 years ago has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to move forward the execution of his sister's convicted killer.

Bradley Winchell, of Stockton, is looking to push Michael Angelo Morales' execution forward. Morales, who currently sits on death row, has had his execution delayed through a series of legal claims that have been used to halt lethal injections for all California death-row inmates.

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  • Jamie Scarbrough posted at 12:42 pm on Sun, Apr 22, 2012.

    Jamie Scarbrough Posts: 15

    I hope that the brother wins this !!!! Fine done want lethal injection a bullet to the head is your other opption, I'll buy a box of them if California would start cleaning up death row by using them.

    And think about this we cut cut OUR taxes by not having to pay for all those on death row !!!!!

  • Patrick W Maple posted at 10:20 am on Sun, Apr 22, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    LNS: Marty and Rich: QUIT printing this creeps picture...he sits in prison for a reason. Putting his picture on the same page as this young woman is DISGUSTING!

  • Patrick W Maple posted at 10:17 am on Sun, Apr 22, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Once again a citizen has to take the "law" to task for it's delay in a humane justice. I say take all death row inmates, put them into one room, throw a knife in with them and tell them only one of you get to come out alive.

    They will get to die doing what they did and probably liked doing AND justice will no longer be delayed.

    Were it MY sister...I would GLADLY pull the trigger, lever, open the valve or whatever it would take to do the deed. For all of you atheists out there...I ask the question…are you against the death penalty? Or are you afraid He might seek retribution on you?

    Thirty or so years ago my country drafted my brothers and I, sent us to boot-camp, trained us to kill people we did not know and then sent us out there to do it. Whatever YOU believe about the use of war, that is the way it was....to protect our country (good, bad or indifferent). It wasn't a pleasure cruise or a quirk of greed, which is what murder is. I say to the justices, agencies, politicians and governor, grow some cajones!!!



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