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USA (Texas): Further information on death penalty / legal concern: Cathy Lynn Henderson (f)

, Index number: AMR 51/102/2007

On 11 June, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an indefinite stay of execution for Cathy Henderson, aged 50, and remanded the case to the trial court for consideration of newly available evidence that she is innocent of capital murder. She was sentenced to death in May 1995 for the murder of a three-and-a-half-month-old baby, Brandon Baugh, in January 1994. She was scheduled to be executed in Texas on 13 June 2007.

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