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# executed - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Three potential shooters being investigated over murder of 'serial killer' Mark Desmond

The career criminal was executed on Friday.

# executed - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

# executed - Monday 21 September, 2015

Man who became paralysed in jail to be executed tomorrow, despite maintaining his innocence

Amnesty International is calling for the scheduled hanging to be stopped.

# executed - Saturday 17 August, 2013

“He was taken away and I heard shots” – Michael Dwyer was executed, says witness

Until now, the official line was that Dwyer had died in a shootout with police in Bolivia.

# executed - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Saddam Hussein's secretary executed in Iraq

A justice ministry spokesperson says Abid Hamid Mahmud was executed today “for genocide”.

# executed - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Belarus executes men convicted of subway bombing

The EU’s foreign policy chief has voiced concerns over the trial of the men convicted for the April 2011 bomb which killed 15 people in Minsk.