Robert Henry Moorman a/k/a Robert Henry Moormann, was executed by the state of Arizona on February 29, 2012.  Robert was pronounced dead shortly after 10:23 am MST, inside the execution chamber at the Arizona State Prison in Florence, Arizona.  Robert was 63 years of age.  He was executed for the murder of his adoptive mother, 74-year-old Roberta Maude Moorman, on January 13, 1984, in Florence, Arizona.  The murder occurred while Robert was released on a 72-hour “compassionate” furlough.  Robert spent the last 27 years of his life on Arizona’s death row.

 

At the time of the murder, Robert was serving a sentence of nine years to life for the kidnapping and molestation of an 8-year-old girl in 1972.  Robert was abused as a child and sexually assaulted by his step-mother into his adult years.

 

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Roberta.  Please pray for the family of Robert.

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