USA (Texas): Death penalty / Legal concern. Edward Brian Capetillo (m), Hispanic, aged 26
Edward Capetillo is scheduled to be executed in Texas on 30 March 2004. He was sentenced to death in 1996 for the murder of a 20-year-old white woman, Kimberly Williamson, in 1995. Edward Capetillo was 17 at the time of the murder. A fundamental principle of international law prohibits the use of the death penalty against child offenders - anyone who was under 18 at the time of the crime.