Lisa Montgomery Will be First Female Federal Inmate to be Executed in 67 Years After Strangling Missouri Woman and Cutting the Baby Out of Her Womb in 2004

Lisa Montgomery, who strangled a Missouri woman in 2004 and stole her unborn baby, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at the US penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 8 December. Photograph: AP

The US is set to execute a female federal inmate for the first time in 67 years, Donald Trump’s justice department has said.