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EXTRA 06/94 - USA (North Carolina): death penalty: David Lawson

, Index number: AMR 51/011/1994

David Lawson is scheduled to be executed on 18 February 1994. He was sentenced to death for the murder of Wayne Shinn during a robbery. No evidence relating to David Lawson's poor mental health or childhood abuse and neglect were presented to the jury, and his present attorneys have been unable to persuade any court to hear this evidence.

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