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USA (Mississippi): Further information on Death penalty / Legal concern: Bobby Glen Wilcher

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/112/2006

On the evening of 11 July, the US Supreme Court stopped Bobby Wilcher's execution half an hour after it had been scheduled to be carried out. Bobby Wilcher, who suffers from bipolar disorder and has been on death row in a prison with notoriously bad conditions for more than two decades, had previously given up his appeals.

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