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113 people executed in Virginia since 1982

113 people executed in Virginia since 1982

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Virginia has executed 113 people since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume in 1976; the second most in the country behind only Texas (568 as of November 2019).

Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty announced on Monday that 13 Virginians who have lost a family member to homicide are asking the General Assembly to make Virginia the 22nd state to abolish the death penalty.

Here's a look at the 113 people executed in the state since 1982:

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