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USA (Missouri): Death penalty: Roosevelt Pollard

, Index number: AMR 51/008/1997

Roosevelt Pollard, black, is scheduled to be executed in Missouri on 5 March 1997. He was sentenced to death for murder on 27 January 1996. There is concern that he may be executed despite the fact that he suffers from serious mental health problems. There is also concern that important evidence about his mental health was not presented to the sentencing jury.

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