Execution Date Set For FL Man Convicted Of 1992 Murder

A Florida man will be executed next month for the 1992 murder of a North Miami woman.

Gov. Rick Scott signed a death warrant on Wednesday for Jose Antonio Jimenez.

Jimenez was under supervised house arrest for a prior felony  in 1992 when 63-year-old Phyliss Minas caught him breaking into her home.

Jimenez beat the woman and stabbed her eight times. She died from her injuries. 

Investigators tied fingerprints found at the scene to Jimenez. 

After his arrest, he was also convicted of a prior burglary and second-degree murder in the 1990 death of Marie Debas in Miami Beach.

Jimenez is set to be executed on to be executed Aug. 14.

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