On Friday, Honken became the third federal death row inmate executed in the span of a week following a 17-year pause in federal executions. For additional information, see this Associated Press article.
"I deeply regret the pain and suffering I caused to Jennifer’s family. I am deeply sorry. I deeply regret the pain I caused to my daughter, who I love so very much. This sanitized murder really does not serve no purpose whatsoever. Thank you."
Following closely on the heels of the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee, Wesley Ira Purkey became the second person executed by the federal government since 2003. For additional information, see this Associated Press article.
“I didn’t do it. I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my life but I’m not a murderer. You’re killing an innocent man.” This morning, Daniel Lewis Lee became the first person put to death by the federal government since 2003. For additional information, see this Associated Press article.
Yeah, I want to address the Roundtree family and apologize for the pain and suffering I caused. And to the Diaz’s family that I had to put you through this, it should have never happened. And to my mom and Morelia I love you and I’m going to miss you all. I’m ready Offender information. For additional information, see this Associated Press article.
Umm, Pamela can you hear me Stephanie, Hardy, Marcus tell all the family I love them. I am sorry for the hard times and what hurts me is that I hurt y’all and um even for y’all too and Patricia she wrote me tell Patricia I wrote her back and to tell y’all what I said. I love y’all. I am ready
It’s 6:09 on September 10th, Kayla and David, I wanted to apologize for the grief and the pain that I caused y’all .I’ve been considering changing my life. It took me 27 years to do so. Man, I want to apologize, I don’t know if me passing will bring y’all comfort for the pain and suffering I caused y’all. I am at peace. I understand now the pain that I caused y’all man, I don’t know what else to say. It took a while to drag these years out. I am going with a humble heart. I made wrong decisions but, I forgave myself. I made a discussion not because of myself but because of everyone else. I forgave myself not for y’all but the pain I caused to my family.
Oh man I didn’t know if y’all would come or not but I am glad y’all did so I could talk to y’all. I know the pain when I talk to my grandma. I’m just glad I got a chance to talk to y’all.
Freddie, Sonia, Sofia, Oh man, thank you Jesus. I love y’all but glad you brought Jesus into my life. Mom and Dad throughout the years I turned my back on God for the wrong that I thought He committed now that I have found Him, let everyone know that I love them because He is there. I have love for y’all. Tell mom I love them and let dad know. To all my supporters out there thank you for the support and positive wisdom and words. And to all the people who wrote me, and to all the people who have people on death row show them love and support. They need it. Thank you for putting in the effort. I want to thank those that did. Bubble and Sofia God loves y’all. I love y’all. Mr. Warden I’m ready.