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EXTRA 71/93 - USA (Texas): death penalty: Joseph Jernigan, Carl Kelly, Richard Wilkerson

, N° d'index: AMR 51/071/1993

Four more people are to be executed in Texas during August 1993. Joseph Jernigan, white, who was sentenced to death on 3 November 1981, is scheduled to be executed on 5 August. Carl Kelly, black, convicted in September 1980, is scheduled to be executed on 20 August. Richard Wilkerson, black, was sentenced to death on 4 November 1983, and is scheduled to be executed on 31 August. A fourth prisoner has specifically requested that no appeals are made on his behalf.

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