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Press Release
February 21, 2018
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Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Eric Branch

UPDATED – February 22, 2018

The sentence of the State of Florida vs. inmate Eric Branch was carried out at 7:05 p.m. EST.

RAIFORD, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections will conduct updates for media members regarding the execution of Eric Branch on Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:30 p.m. Media Briefing; and
Immediately following the execution (scheduled for 6 p.m.)
Media staging area across the street from Florida State Prison Florida State Prison.

For more information contact the Communications Office at (850) 488-0420.

General facts and information can be found on the Department's Death Row webpage.


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