Notices of Execution Signed for Maurice Patterson, Hector Morales and Herbert Blakeney

Jul 15, 2015, 14:16 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, today, signed three Notices of Execution setting the dates of execution for three inmates.  They are:

Inmate Name            

Execution Date

Maurice Patterson         

Aug. 27, 2015

Hector Morales           

Aug. 28, 2015

Herbert Blakeney         

Sept. 3, 2015

The law provides that when the governor does not sign a warrant of execution within the specified time period, the secretary of corrections has 30 days within which to issue a notice of execution.

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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Corrections