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EXTRA 12/94 - USA (Virginia): death penalty: Johnny Watkins

, N° d'index: AMR 51/015/1994

Johnny Watkins, black, was sentenced to death in 1984 for the unconnected murders of a white man and a white woman. He was sentnced to death by an all-white jury after the prosecutor had excluded all prospective black jurors by use of permemptory challenges. Johnny Watkins is scheduled to be executed on 3 March 1994.

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