USA: Florida conducts its first execution since 2019

Index Number: AMR 51/6509/2023

Donald Dillbeck was executed in Florida on 23 February 2023. He was sentenced to death in 1991 after only eight of 12 jurors voted for the death penalty under a law since found unconstitutional. The courts declined all final appeals, and the Governor of Florida, who had signed the death warrant, did not intervene to stop the execution.

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