Legal Executions After Statehood in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah: A Comprehensive Registry

Legal Executions After Statehood in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah: A Comprehensive Registry

By: R. Michael Wilson (author)Paperback

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Since statehood was achieved in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah, 321 men and 2 women have been executed. The first of these post-statehood executions took place in Nevada on October 30, 1868, and the last took place in Utah on June 18, 2010. This text provides a case history for each execution, including details of the crimes committed, pursuits and captures, the particulars of the legal process, and the executions. There have been five methods of execution available in these states, and death by hanging, lethal gas, electrocution, firing squad and lethal injection are all represented.

About Author

R. Michael Wilson is a retired Los Angeles County sheriff. He now works as a writer and has authored numerous books and articles, mostly about crime and the American West.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786463268
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 401
  • ID: 9780786463268
  • ISBN10: 0786463260

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