stay of execution http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Court Stay in Delaware Execution of Gary Ploof http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/court-stay-delaware-execution-gary-ploof <p>The execution of 49 year old Gary Ploof set for February 4<sup>th</sup><sup> </sup>was stayed by a Delaware Superior Court judge last week while he appeals his conviction for killing his 29 year old wife in 2001.</p><p>WBOC reports that public defenders asked that the execution be delayed pending a federal habeas corpus appeal that was filed earlier this year. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A divided Delaware State Supreme Court upheld the death sentence of the former Dover Air force Base sergeant.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:27:05 +0000 Don Rush 44678 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Court Stay in Delaware Execution of Gary Ploof