TEXAS (USA): CLEVE FOSTER EXECUTED
September 25, 2012: Cleve Foster, 48, white, was executed in Texas. He had been sentenced to death on Feb. 12, 2004 in the Feb. 14, 2002 kidnapping, rape and shooting of Nyanuer âMaryâ Pal, a 30-year-old immigrant from Sudan.
3 times last year the justices stopped his scheduled punishment, once when he was moments from being led to the death chamber.
Foster becomes the 9th condemned individual to be put to death this year in Texas and the 486th overall since the state resumed capital punishment on December 7, 1982. Foster becomes the 30th condemned individual to be put to death this year in the USA and the 1307th overall since the nation resumed executions on January 17, 1977. (Sources: Associated Press & Rick Halperin, 25/09/2012)