Mississippi

Code Section
97-3-21; 97-7-67; 97-25-55; 99-19-51, et seq.; 99-19-101 et seq.

Allowed
Yes

Effect of Incapacity
Suspend sentence if insane or pregnant

Minimum Age
No minimum age

Non-homicidal
Treason; aircraft piracy

Capital Homicide
Murder committed while under sentence of imprisonment; previous conviction of another capital offense or felony involving violence; knowingly created great risk of death to many persons; while committing or attempting to commit robbery, rape, arson, burglary, kidnapping, aircraft piracy; sexual battery, unnatural intercourse with child under 12 years, nonconsensual unnatural intercourse with mankind, battery of child, unlawful detonation of explosives; avoiding/preventing arrest or escape from custody; for pecuniary gain; disrupt/hinder lawful exercise or enforcement of laws; heinous, atrocious or cruelty

Method of Execution
Lethal injection; lethal gas if lethal injection held unconstitutional


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