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USA: Further information on Death penalty / Legal concern, John Byrd

, Index number: AMR 51/148/2001

On 9 October, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals granted John Byrd an indefinite stay of execution and a hearing into his claims that his is not guilty of the 1983 murder of Monte Tewksbury (see original action). Byrd came within 40 hours of execution in the electric chair in September.

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