09/06/2012 07:34 am ET Updated Nov 06, 2012

Gov. Rick Scott Orders Execution Of Mass Killer In Miami-Dade

TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Tuesday for John Errol Ferguson, who was convicted of eight murders in two separate incidents in South Florida in the 1970s.

Ferguson's signed death warrant comes after three decades of appeals and pleas for clemency, all which were denied.

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