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USA [Federal]: Further information on Death penalty / Legal concern Juan Raul Garza

, Index number: AMR 51/185/2000

Hispanic, Juan Raul Garza, is set to become the first federal prisoner to be executed in the USA since 1963. He is scheduled to be lethally injected at the US Penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, on 12 December. He was convicted in the killings of Erasmo de la Fuente, Gilberto Matos and Thomas Albert Rumbo, which took place in Texas in 1990 and 1991 during the course of a marijuana trafficking operation based in Brownsville on the Mexican border.

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