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Capital punishment in Connecticut

Capital punishment in Connecticut formerly existed as an available sanction for a criminal defendant upon conviction for the commission of a capital offense. Since the 1976 United States Supreme Court decision in Gregg v. Georgia until Connecticu ...

                                               

List of people executed in Connecticut

Notes: On this occasion, three executions took place. This is what the chart claimed in 2005, but contrary to popular belief, Adonijah Bailey was not the oldest person executed at age 79 in 1824; instead, he was tried and sentenced to death at ag ...

                                               

List of people executed in New Jersey

This is a list of people executed in New Jersey. No one has been executed by the state of New Jersey since 1963, although a statute reinstating capital punishment for murder had been in force from 1982 until 2007. New Jersey executed a total of 3 ...

                                               

Capital punishment in Florida

Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the U.S. state of Florida. Since 1976, the state has executed 99 convicted murderers, all at Florida State Prison. As of February 4, 2020, 340 offenders are awaiting execution.

                                               

List of people executed in Georgia (U.S. state)

This is a list of people executed in Georgia. Since 1976, a total of 76 convicted murderers have been executed by the state of Georgia in the United States.

                                               

List of people executed in Illinois

This is a list of people executed in Illinois. A total of twelve people convicted of murder have been executed by the state of Illinois since 1977. All were executed by lethal injection.

                                               

List of people executed in Kansas

This is a list of people executed in Kansas. No one has been executed by the state of Kansas since 1965, although capital punishment is available there. Historically, 58 people have been executed in the area now occupied by the state. Many of the ...

                                               

List of people executed in Kentucky

This is a list of people executed in Kentucky. Since the reinstatement of capital punishment in the United States in 1976, three people have been executed in Kentucky. All three were executed for murder. All of the executions occurred at the Kent ...

                                               

Capital punishment in Maryland

Capital punishment was abolished on May 2, 2013 in the U.S. state of Maryland. The death penalty has been in use in the state or, more precisely, its predecessor colony since June 20, 1638, when two men were hanged for piracy in St. Marys County. ...

                                               

Capital punishment in Michigan

Capital punishment in Michigan was legal from statehood in 1837 until it was abolished in 1846 for murder. Michigan is one of the few U.S. states never to have executed anyone following admission into the Union. Michigans death penalty history is ...

                                               

Capital punishment in Nebraska

Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the U.S. state of Nebraska. In 2015, the state legislature voted to repeal the death penalty, overriding governor Pete Ricketts veto. However, a petition drive secured enough signatures to suspend the repe ...

                                               

List of people executed in Nebraska

The first execution in Nebraska reportedly belonged to Cyrus Tator, a former Kansas Legislature member and judge in Lykins County, Kansas who was tried and convicted of murdering his business partner in 1863. Before 1903, counties carried out exe ...

                                               

Capital punishment in Nevada

When the prosecution seeks the death penalty, the sentence is decided by the jury and must be unanimous. In case of a hung jury during the penalty phase of the trial, the judge has discretion to order a retrial or impose a life sentence. Under th ...

                                               

List of individuals executed in Nevada

Between late 1861, when Nevada Territory was organized, and 1903, executions by hanging were conducted at the county seats in which the person was convicted. There has not been a definitive compilation of legal executions conducted in Nevada prio ...

                                               

List of people executed in New Mexico

A total of 103 executions have been recorded in New Mexico: four during the Spanish Colonial era, none during the Mexican era, 51 during the Territorial era, 20 by the U.S. Military during the Taos Rebellion, 27 between 1913 and 1960, when the de ...

                                               

List of people executed in Pennsylvania

The following is a list of people executed by the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. A total of 1.043 people have been executed in Pennsylvania since 1693, the third highest of any other state or commonwealth in the Union, after New York 1.130 and Virgi ...

                                               

List of people executed in New York

This list of people executed in New York gives the names of some of the people executed in New York, both before and after statehood in the United States, as well as the persons date of execution, method of execution, and the name of the Governor ...

                                               

List of individuals executed in Wyoming

The following is a list of people executed by the U.S. state of Wyoming. A total of 7 men were executed prior to Wyoming becoming a State on July 10, 1890: 18 men were executed by the state of Wyoming between its statehood and the Supreme Court b ...

                                               

List of terrorist incidents in New York City

New York City, the largest and most populous city in the United States, has been the target of numerous acts of terrorism throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. The city, in particular, was one of the targets of the September 11 attacks, the sin ...

                                               

List of terrorist incidents in Seattle

The United States city of Seattle has been the site of occasional, small-scale terrorist incidents. Though several locations in the city have been discovered on target lists of known terrorist cells, as of 2014 the citys Office of Emergency Manag ...

                                               

Shahjahan Hawlader Sujan

Shahjahan Hawlader Sujan was a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and a Jatiya Sangsad member from Brahmanbaria-6 constituency winning by-election in 1994 and general election in February 1996. He served as the vice president of Haji Mohamma ...

                                               

Hernan Bedoya

Bedoya grew up in the region of Choco, Colombia. He lived on his family farm for 11 years, growing rice, corn, and bananas. In 1996, Colombian paramilitary forces evicted his family from the farm. He returned to his land in 2008, where he was evi ...

                                               

Marcello Maruzzo and Luis Navarro

Marcello Maruzzo – known in his religious order as Tullio – and Luis Navarro were Italian and Guatemalan respectively. Maruzzo was a professed priest from the Order of Friars Minor and Navarro was part of the Secular Franciscan Order. The two wer ...

                                               

Itishree Murder Case

The unfortunate murder of a non-formal teacher named Itishree Pradhan in the remote village of Tikiri under Kashipur Block in the Rayagada district generated nationwide uproar and consternation.This is one of the rare cases where CBI has not been ...

                                               

Shivan Qaderi

Shivan Qaderi was an Iranian Kurd who with two other men were shot by Iranian security forces in Mahabad, on July 9, 2005. According to the claims of the opposition, the security forces then tied Qaderis body to a Toyota jeep and dragged it throu ...

                                               

John Callaghan (Galway)

John Callaghan was killed at the Fair of Turloughmore, Tuesday 1 August 1843. Callaghan was a son of Michael Callaghan of Moycullen. There had been some disturbances at the fair, though Callaghan was not a participant. Around seven p.m. he was st ...

                                               

Maol Ruanaidh Cam O Cearbhaill

Maol Ruanaidh Cam O Cearbhaill, otherwise An Giolla Caoch and Cam O Cearbhaill, sometimes anglicised as Cam OKayrwill was a notable Irish harpist and player of the tiompan, murdered with many others at the Braganstown Massacre.

                                               

Futoshi Nishiya

After graduating from a vocational college in Osaka, he began to work at Kyoto Animation. His first work as a key animator was Inuyasha in 2003 which was contracted from Sunrise Inc. In 2006, he took on his first ever animation director role in t ...

                                               

Waldar dos Santos

Father Waldir dos Santos was a 69-year-old Brazilian Jesuit priest who was murdered in Mozambique, apparently by bandits. He and Idalina Neto Gomes, 30, a volunteer of the Portuguese Lay for Development Association were killed at the Jesuit resid ...

                                               

Aleid van Poelgeest

Aleid van Poelgeest was the daughter of the court official Jan van Poelgeest and Aleid van Beest Gerbrandsdr. She is traditionally assumed to have served as a maid-of-honour to the spouse of Albert, Margaret of Brieg, prior to becoming his mistre ...

                                               

Maungatapu murders

The Maungatapu murders were the events surrounding the murders of five people on the Maungatapu track in two separate attacks, near Nelson, New Zealand which occurred on 12 and 13 June 1866. Four people were charged with the murders, three were h ...

                                               

Outrages at Jaffa

On January 11, 1858, the Jaffa Colonists - part of the American Agricultural Mission to assist local residents in agricultural endeavors in Ottoman Palestine - were brutally attacked, creating an international incident at the beginnings of U.S. p ...

                                               

Alimsultan Alkhamatov

Alkhamatov went to Moscow to be with his 19-year-old son, who was undergoing another operation for injuries due to a car accident. He was shot and killed in southwest Moscow at about 8:15 p.m. local time on 27 September 2009. The attack also left ...

                                               

Damir Zaynullin

Damir Tahir ulı Zaynullin, was a 23-year-old Saint-Petersburg-born ethnic Tatar who was brutally murdered on July 1, 2007, by a gang of 17 people. Allegedly, the killers were Russian far-right skinheads. On his way to work, he was killed at 79 St ...

                                               

Jose Breton case

The Jose Breton case or The Ruth and Jose case is the name given to the events related to the disappearance and death of the siblings Ruth Breton Ortiz, 6, and Jose Breton Ortiz, 2, on October 8, 2011 in the city of Cordova, Andalusia, Spain. Bot ...

                                               

Connellan air disaster

The Connellan air disaster was a suicide attack at Alice Springs Airport, Northern Territory, Australia, on 5 January 1977. The attack was carried out by a disgruntled former employee of Connellan Airways also known as Connair, who flew a Beechcr ...

                                               

SilkAir Flight 185

SilkAir Flight 185 was a scheduled SilkAir passenger flight operated by a Boeing 737-300 from Jakarta, Indonesia, to Singapore, that crashed into the Musi River near Palembang in southern Sumatra, on 19 December 1997, killing all 97 passengers an ...

                                               

2016 Spalding shooting

On 19 July 2016, a shooting occurred at the Castle Sports Complex in the town centre of Spalding in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom. Three people, including the perpetrator, were killed in the shooting. Police quickly ruled out potential links to te ...

                                               

Ufton Nervet rail crash

The Ufton Nervet rail crash was a collision between a train and car on a level crossing near Ufton Nervet, Berkshire, England, in 2004. Seven people, including the drivers of the train and the car, were killed.

                                               

Bath School disaster

The Bath School disaster, also known as the Bath School massacre, was a series of violent attacks perpetrated by Andrew Kehoe on May 18, 1927, in Bath Township, Michigan. The attacks killed 38 elementary schoolchildren and 6 adults, and injured a ...

                                               

National Airlines Flight 2511

National Airlines Flight 2511 was a United States domestic passenger flight from New York City to Miami, Florida. On January 6, 1960, the Douglas DC-6 serving the flight exploded in midair. The National Airlines aircraft was carrying 5 crew membe ...

                                               

Newhall incident

The Newhall incident, also called the Newhall massacre, was a shootout on April 5–6, 1970, in Newhall, Santa Clarita, California, between two heavily armed criminals and four officers of the California Highway Patrol. In less than five minutes, t ...

                                               

A.K.M. Mohiuddin Ahmed

In 1975, a few mid ranking army officers including Ahmed displeased with the direction the government of Bangladesh was heading decided to overthrow President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and replace him with an Islamic government led by Khandaker Mosht ...

                                               

Mohiuddin Ahmed

Ahmed was in the 2nd Field Artillery under the command of Major Khandaker Abdur Rashid. Rashid criticised the policies of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The day before the coup, he directed the officers under his command to prepare for the coup ...

                                               

Rashed Chowdhury

Rashed Chowdhury is a former Bangladesh Army officer who was convicted for his role in the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur, the founding father and President of Bangladesh. He is currently a fugitive residing in the United States.

                                               

S.H.M.B Noor Chowdhury

S.H.M.B Noor Chowdhury, Bir Bikrom is a Bangladesh Army officer who was convicted for the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, President of Bangladesh, and for involvement in the murder of four national leaders in the Jail Killing. He is curre ...

                                               

Mohammad Kismat Hashem

Mohammad Kismat Hashem was a Bangladesh Army officer who was convicted for his role in the 1975 Jail Killing following the Assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the President of Bangladesh.

                                               

Mohammad Bazlul Huda

In 1973, Captain Huda was posted to 1st Field Artillery Regiment in Comilla Cantonment along with Major Shariful Haque Dalim. Dalim had gotten into a scuffle with the sons of Awami League leader Gazi Golam Mostafa. Later some officers and soldier ...

                                               

Abdul Aziz Pasha

Abdul Aziz Pasha was a Bangladesh army officer who was convicted for involvement in the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.

                                               

Patricia and Emmanuel Cartier

Patricia and Emmanuel Cartier are a French husband and wife who in 2002 were convicted of deliberately injecting their five children with insulin, a crime which resulted in the death of one of their daughters. In 2005, they were sentenced by a co ...