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Execution date set for first Indian-origin death-row prisoner in US
By economictimes.indiatimes.com
Published: 01/11/2018

The execution date of the first death-row Indian-American prisoner convicted of killing a baby and her Indian grandmother has been set for next month.

Raghunandan Yandamuri, 32, in 2014 was given death penalty for kidnapping and killing a 61-year-old elderly Indian woman and her 10-month grand-daughter. It was seen as part of a botched kidnapping-for-ransom plot.

Yandamuri's execution date has been set for February 23 by local correctional authorities.

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