"WASHINGTON - President Bush could have commuted the death sentence of Ronald A. Gray, a former Army cook convicted of multiple Molests and murders."
But He did not
"But Bush decided Monday that Gray's crimes were so repugnant that execution was the only just punishment."
The court-martial panel convicted Gray of:
"_Raping and killing Army Pvt. Laura Lee Vickery-Clay of Fayetteville on Dec. 15, 1986. She was shot four times with a .22-caliber pistol that Gray confessed to stealing. She suffered blunt force trauma over much of her body.
_Raping and killing Kimberly Ann Ruggles, a civilian cab driver in Fayetteville. She was bound, gagged and stabbed repeatedly, and had bruises and lacerations on her face. Her body was found on the base.
_Raping, robbing and attempting to kill an army private in her barracks at Fort Bragg on Jan. 3, 1987. She testified against Gray during the court-martial and identified him as her assailant. Gray Molested her and stabbed her several times in the neck and side. The victim suffered a laceration of the trachea and a collapsed or punctured lung."
link - http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080729/ap_on_go_pr_wh/bush_military_execution
In my own opinion, Death sentence is a craven way man accept his inability to help his fellow brother that needs help, just my opinion.