USA (Arizona): Mexican American facing execution in Arizona: Sammy Lopez

USA (Arizona): Mexican American facing execution in Arizona: Sammy Lopez

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Index Number: AMR 51/048/2012
Date Published: 20 June 2012
Categories: USA

Sammy Lopez is scheduled to be executed in the US state of Arizona on 27 June for a murder committed in 1986. The details of his background of extreme poverty and severe childhood abuse and its effects on him were not presented to the sentencing judge.


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