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Prayer Vigil Held By Death Penalty Opponents

Last updated on Thursday, December 10, 2009

(EVANSVILLE, IN) - A prayer vigil is planned in Evansville tonight by death penalty opponents.

The event is being held in response to the pending execution of Eric Wrinkles, who is set to die by lethal injection before dawn Friday.

Wrinkles is on death row at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan city for the 1994 murders of his estranged wife, Debra Wrinkles, as well as her brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Natalie Fulkerson.

Emily snipes at catholic charities says the vigil will focus on prayers for the dignity of human life and for those involved in the case, including Eric Wrinkles.

The prayer vigil will take place at Evansville's Holy Redeemer Catholic Church at 8:00PM.

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