New Mexico

Code Section
31-14-4, et seq.; 28-6-1; 31-18-14(A); 31-20A-5; 20-12-42

Allowed
Yes

Effect of Incapacity
Suspend sentence if insane or pregnant

Minimum Age
18

Non-homicida
Espionage

Capital Homicide
Peace officer engaged in duties; connection with kidnapping, criminal sexual contact of a minor or criminal sexual penetration; attempt to escape penal institution of New Mexico; victim was employee of corrections and criminal rehabilitation, while incarcerated; incarcerated at time of offense; for hire; witness to a crime to prevent testimony, reporting of crime or in retaliation

Method of Execution
Lethal injection


Inside New Mexico