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USA (Texas): Further information on Death penalty, Derrick Sonnier (m)

, Index number: AMR 51/052/2008

Derrick Sonnier received an indefinite stay of execution from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in the afternoon of 3 June, a few hours before he was due to be put to death. He was sentenced to death in 1993 for the murder of his neighbour and her young son in 1991.

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