Prisoners in Michigan Die… eventually

Michigan became the first English-speaking territory in the world to abolish capital punishment in 1847, except in cases of treason.

Only 13 executions were carried out in Michigan’s history, just 6 of which occurred after Michigan officially became a territory in 1805.

The only execution carried out in Michigan after it gained statehood was the federal execution (outside state jurisdiction) of Anthony Chebatoris in 1938. H

The death penalty has been constitutionally banned in Michigan since 1963, including for acts of treason.

https://www.freep.com/story/news/2015/05/04/death-penalty/26879705/

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