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Perry Smith (center) is escorted into the Garden City, Kan., courthouse in 1960. Smith and Richard Hickock were executed for killing four members of a Kansas family. Now authorities want to check their DNA in connection with the 1959 unsolved slaying of a family of four in Florida. (Associated Press)

Perry Smith (center) is escorted into the Garden City, Kan., courthouse in 1960. Smith and Richard Hickock were executed for killing four members of a Kansas family. Now authorities want to check their DNA in connection with the 1959 unsolved slaying of a family of four in Florida. (Associated Press)

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