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USA (Alabama): death penalty: Varnall Weeks

, N° d'index: AMR 51/064/1995

Varnall Weeks, black, is scheduled to be executed in Alabama on 12 May 1995. He was sentenced to death in 1982 for murder. He has been diagnosed as being severely mentally ill and is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia. The judge sentencing him did not take this into consideration as a mitigating factor.

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