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The US government is rushing to kill inmates – including Alfred Bourgeois – before President Donald Trump leaves office

Bourgeois’ attorneys had argued in court records that he could not legally be given a lethal injection because they claimed he was mentally retarded

A day after the ninth federal execution this year, the US Department of Justice will also kill the murderer Alfred Bourgeois

The former truck driver, 56, is today, Friday the 11th Die December, after serving on death row for the past 17 years in federal prison

The Death Penalty Information Center does not say when exactly the convicted murderer will receive a lethal injection

It is not clear if his death occurred around the same time as the execution of Brandon Bernard on Thursday November 10th December, will occur

Witnesses watched from behind a glass barrier separating them from a bright green death chamber when 40-year-old Bernard was pronounced dead at 9:27 p.m. East Coast Time in a prison in the town of Terre Haute

Alfred Bourgeois received three weeks’ notice after Attorney General William Barr resumed the death penalty in 2019 and planned executions for the first time since 2003, according to the Texas Tribune

The monster father was physically and emotionally tortured, sexually molested, and then his two-year-old daughter was beaten to death, explains the DoJ

On 16 In March 2004, a jury from the US District Court for the Southern District of Texas found the bourgeois guilty of several offenses, including murder, and sentenced him to death

According to horrific legal records submitted to the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, “he systematically abused and tortured his two-year-old daughter in various ways

The toddler training potty became their “main seat during the day, and Bourgeois even forced them to sleep on it when they were out at night”

The bad father “also whipped her with a power cord and hit her with a belt so hard that it broke

“Bourgeois hit [the girl] in the head with a plastic baseball bat so many times that her head was ‘swollen like a football’

“Later, when he was in jail, Bourgeois laughed at a fellow inmate that the baby’s head had become the size of a watermelon,” the court records read

Alfred Bourgeois is killed by lethal injection in the Federal Correction Complex Terre Haute, Indiana

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