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Crime in Mississippi

This article refers to crime in the state of Mississippi.

Statistics

In 2014 there were 94,781 crimes reported in Mississippi, including 237 murders, in Gulfport MS.[1]

Capital punishment laws

Capital punishment is applied in this state.[2]

One of the two death sentences of Willie Jerome Manning (for two unrelated double murders) attracted national attention in May 2013 when the FBI rescinded an evidence report days before Manning's scheduled execution.

References

  1. ^ http://www.disastercenter.com/crime/mscrimn.htm
  2. ^ http://www.religioustolerance.org/execut3.htm
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