Death Warrant Issued for Askari Abdullah Muhammad
STARKE--The Florida man convicted of killing a prison guard while awaiting the death penalty for two previous murders is scheduled to die December 3 at Florida State Prison in Starke.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant Monday for 62-year-old Askari Abdullah Muhammad--formerly known as Thomas Knight.
Knight has been on death row for more than 30 years.
He was convicted of stabbing and killing a corrections officer back in 1980.
Knight had previously received two death sentences for the 1974 execution-style murders of a pair in Miami.
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