Last People Executed

In 1977, Marseille, France executed Hamida Djandoubi by guillotine.  Hamida had been convicted of torturing and murdering his girlfriend. It was the last execution by guillotine in the Western world.   The last person executed in Michigan, for a non-federal crime, was in 1830. Stephen Simmons was hung for beating his wife to death whileContinue reading “Last People Executed”