Martin Grossman execution a lethal injection in Florida.Â The execution of Martin Grossman took place today in the state of Florida.Â The crime that he committed took place in 1984 when he was very young.
Martin Grossman was an Orthodox Jew, and many in the Jewish community begged for his clemency. The Pope even asked for clemency after requests from the Orthodox community.
Despite the pleas, the requests were denied.Â The US Supreme Court even denied an appeal in his case.
The Martin Grossman execution is the result of a crime where the perpetrator beat and shot a police officer with her own gun, after he was going to get arrested for shooting a stolen gun in an undeveloped area. He was on probation at the time of the crime.
Grossman spent his last day with an aunt, a Rabbi and a couple of friends.Â Family of the police officer killed were at the execution.Â His last words expressed remorse over what he did.
It’s always sad when someone is put to death.Â Grossman was on death row for the past 25 years, which means that he had a lot of time to think about his crime. He was denied clemency.