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USA (Texas): Death penalty

By Amnesty International, , Index number: AMR 51/024/2004

Edward Lagrone, Bobby Hopkins and Cameron Willingham are due to be executed in Texas on 11, 12 and 17 February respectively. Edward Lagrone was convicted in May 1993 of the murder two years earlier of 10-year-old Shakiesha Lloyd and her two great-aunts, Caroline Lloyd, aged 80, and 87-year-old Zenobia Anderson. Bobby Hopkins was convicted in May 1994 of the murders of Sandi Marbut, aged 18, and her 19-year-old cousin Jennifer Weston in July 1993. Cameron Willingham was convicted in August 1992 of the arson murders of three young children, Amber Kuykendall, Karmon Willingham and Kameron Willingham, in a house fire in December 1991.

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