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USA(Virginia): Death penalty / Legal concern, John Yancey Schmitt (m)

, Index number: AMR 51/166/2006

John Schmitt is scheduled to be executed in Virginia on 9 November 2006. He was sentenced to death for the murder of a security guard during a bank robbery in 1999. He is seeking clemency on the grounds that the shooting was accidental and that he was denied a fair trial on the grounds of prosecutorial misconduct.

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