USA (Nebraska): Further information on death penalty / Legal concern: Carey Dean Moore (m)

USA (Nebraska): Further information on death penalty / Legal concern: Carey Dean Moore (m)

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Index Number: AMR 51/085/2007
Date Published: 4 May 2007
Categories: Americas, USA

On 2 May, the Nebraska Supreme Court blocked the execution of Carey Moore, who had been due to be put to death in the electric chair on 8 May. He was sentenced to death in 1980 for the murder of two men in Omaha in August 1979. Carey Moore was aged 21 at the time of the crimes. He is now 49. He had given up his appeals. Nebraska has not carried out an execution for 10 years.


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