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List of individuals executed in Washington
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List of individuals executed in Washington

A total of four individuals convicted of murder have been executed by the state of Washington since 1976:

Washington has executed 77 people, including the 4 named above, since 1904.

The death penalty was first established in Washington in 1854. It was abolished in 1913 and reinstated in 1919. It was again abolished in 1975, but reinstated via initiative that same year. Executions are by lethal injection unless the condemned chooses hanging, and take place at the Washington State Penitentiary at Walla Walla.

See also Capital punishment in the United States, Chief Leschi.

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