Capital punishment in the Bahamas

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Capital punishment in the Bahamas is a legal punishment, and is conducted by hanging at Fox Hill Prison.[1] The country is currently considered abolitionist in practice, as their last execution was over 10 years ago, on January 6, 2000.[1] As of August 2012 only one convict, Mario Flowers, is under the sentence of death.[2]

List of executions[edit]

This list is currently complete from 1976.

Offender Age Date Victim
Michaiah Shobek[3] 22 19 October 1976 3 American tourists
Charles Dickenson[4] 21 29 January 1980 Desiree Darville
Vernal Storr 24 29 January 1980 Cedric Cleare
Winsette Hart 21 29 January 1980 Cedric Cleare
Gregory Johnson 28 April 1981 Erwin "Spanky" Edgecombe
Javon Newbold 6 September 1983 Steadman Brown
Colin V. Evans 6 September 1983 Jennie Russell
William Armbrister 10 April 1984 Livingstone and Henry LaFleur
Thomas Reckley 44 13 March 1996 Benjamin Strachan
Dwayne McKinney[5] 24 28 March 1996 Brian Ferguson
Trevor Fisher 28 15 October 1998 Unknown
Richard Woods[6] 51 15 October 1998 Pauline Johnson[7]
David Mitchell 27 6 January 2000 Horst and Traude Henning[8]

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