RICHMOND, Va. — Decide Henry Hudson denied killer Ricky Grey’s request to delay his execution.
Grey’s authorized staff argued the deadly injection used to execute Grey amounted to merciless and weird punishment.
A declare Decide Hudson rejected in his forty nine-web page opinion.
“The grant of interim injunctive aid is ‘a unprecedented treatment involving the train of a really far-reaching energy, which is to be utilized solely within the restricted circumstances which clearly demand it.’ Every of the elements the Courtroom should contemplate in granting such aid weigh decidedly and firmly towards Grey. Accordingly, Plaintiffs Movement for Preliminary Injunctive Aid will probably be denied,” Decide Hudson wrote.
Grey’s authorized group now has 30 days to file an attraction.
Together with his execution scheduled for January 18, it stays unclear if the execution will happen on that date.
Grey is a central determine in probably the most horrific crime sprees the Richmond space has ever seen.
Grey, a convicted assassin, is on demise row for the killings of Kathryn and Bryan Harvey and their two younger daughters in South Richmond in 2006.
On New Yr’s Day 2006, the Harveys have been discovered sure, crushed, and stabbed contained in the basement of their Woodland Heights house.
The house was additionally set on hearth.
Grey was additionally concerned, although not convicted, within the murders of Ashley Baskerville, 21; her mom, Mary Tucker, forty seven; and stepdad, Percyell Tucker, fifty five.
His confederate, Ray Dandridge, was convicted within the Tucker-Baskerville murders and is serving a life-jail sentence.