Authorities have set a new execution date for a Pitt County man convicted of killing a seven-year-old girl.
Sammy Crystal Perkins is scheduled to be put to death October 4 in Raleigh's Central prison. He was convicted of killing Lashenna "Jo Jo" Moore in 1992.
Authorities said he sexually assaulted the girl, and then smothered her with a pillow.
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