Last Six Executions for 2004 Given Stays
Posted: December 02, 2004
The last six executions scheduled for 2004 have all been granted stays by various courts and governors. Executions slated in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Texas, Maryland and North Carolina were halted for review of claims regarding possible innocence, mental disabilities, execution procedures, and other issues. The last execution occurred on November 17 in Texas. No other state has an execution scheduled for 2004. See Executions.