USA (Texas): Further information: Texas executes man despite mental disability: Marvin Wilson

USA (Texas): Further information: Texas executes man despite mental disability: Marvin Wilson

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Index Number: AMR 51/073/2012
Date Published: 8 August 2012
Categories: USA

Marvin Wilson was executed in Texas on 7 August for a murder in 1992. The state clemency authorities and the US Supreme Court refused to intervene despite evidence that the level of his intellectual disability rendered his execution unconstitutional.


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