Q: Will the death penalty be abolished in Raleigh NC soon? If so when?
A: The last person executed in North Carolina was Samuel Flippen, put to death Aug. 18, 2006, for the murder.
It's possible Flippen forever will remain the last person executed in North Carolina. Capital punishment in North Carolina, while it remains on the books, is rarely enforced.
Given the present structure of the NC General Assembly, it would be surprising to see any change in NC Criminal Laws abolishing the death penalty in North Carolina.
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