Death sentences, executions in Virginia since 1998

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Posted: May 03, 2015 11:37 AM

The death penalty has been on the decline in Virginia and nationally. The numbers of death sentences, followed by the number of executions annually in Virginia since 1998:

— 1998: Death sentences, 9. Executions, 13.

— 1999: Death sentences, 7. Executions, 14.

— 2000: Death sentences, 8. Executions, 8.

— 2001: Death sentences, 4. Executions, 2.

— 2002: Death sentences, 3. Executions, 4.

— 2003: Death sentences, 6. Executions, 2.

— 2004: Death sentences, 2. Executions, 5.

— 2005: Death sentences, 1. Executions, 0.

— 2006: Death sentences, 2. Executions, 4.

— 2007: Death sentences, 1. Executions, 0.

— 2008: Death sentences, 0. Executions, 4.

— 2009: Death sentences, 1. Executions, 3.

— 2010: Death sentences, 0. Executions, 3.

— 2011: Death sentences, 2. Executions, 1.

— 2012: Death sentences, 0. Executions, 0.

— 2013: Death sentences, 0. Executions, 1.

— 2014: Death sentences, 0. Executions, 0.

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Source: Death Penalty Information Center