Execution Date Set For Idaho Killer - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Execution Date Set For Idaho Killer

BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Correction served convicted killer, Paul Ezra Rhoades, with a death warrant. The warrant orders that Rhoades be executed on November 18, 2011 at 8 a.m. at the Idaho Maximum Security Institution, south of Boise.

Rhoades was convicted of killing three people in Idaho Falls and Blackfoot in 1988. He had filed a federal lawsuit against Idaho, saying the state's method of lethal injection amounts to cruel and unusual punishment. That lawsuit was thrown out by a federal court.

After the death warrant was signed, Rhoades was immediately moved to an isolation cell at IMSI.

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