In 1994, Gary Ray Bowles went on a murdering spree up and down the Interstate 95 corridor from Daytona Beach to suburban Maryland. The "I-95 Killer" became the 99th death row inmate to be executed in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
Gary Ray Bowles, the infamous "I-95 Killer," became the 99th inmate on Florida's death row to be executed.
Bowles, 57, murdered six men in 1994. He began his eight-month, 800-mile killing spree in Daytona Beach in March of that year and was captured days after killing his final victim in Jacksonville.
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On Sun Crime State, News-Journal crime writer Tony Holt takes a look at the latest crime news across Florida and takes a deep dive into some of the state's biggest crime stories of the past. Holt witnessed Bowles' Aug. 22 execution at Florida State Prison in Raiford and he describes that experience in this episode.
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