Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

August 21, 2019

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420

Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Gary Ray Bowles

UPDATED – August 22, 2019

The sentence of the State of Florida vs. inmate Gary Ray Bowles was carried out at 10:58 p.m. EST.

RAIFORD, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections will conduct updates for media members regarding the execution of Gary Ray Bowles (086158) on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
3:30 p.m. Media Briefing; and
Immediately following the execution (scheduled for 6 p.m.)
Media staging area across the street from Florida State Prison.

For more information contact the Communications Office at (850) 488-0420.

General facts and information can be found on the Department's Death Row webpage.


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