|Miami killer to be executed for prison officer murder|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Four decades after kidnapping a Bay Harbor Islands couple and shooting them execution-style them in the woods of South Miami-Dade, Thomas Knight will be put to death by lethal injection tonight.
Only two inmates have been on Florida’s Death Row longer than Knight, 62, who was first sentenced to die in 1975 for the murder of Sydney and Lillian Gans.
Knight, however, will be executed at 6 p.m. tonight for a third murder: the 1980 fatal stabbing of Death Row state corrections officer Richard Burke.
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