July 22, 1989 |
A 39-year-old Briton caught seven years ago trying to smuggle heroin out of the country in his boots and underwear was hanged at dawn Friday, his last plea for help to Queen Elizabeth II unanswered. Derrick Gregory, of Surrey in southern England, walked out of his grim cell at Kajang Prison to the gallows at 6 a.m. local time, leaving behind a photograph of his 7-year-old daughter he had kept with him constantly in his final days.
April 30, 1986 |
Two drug traffickers and a man convicted of illegal possession of four pistols were hanged Tuesday at the Pudu jail here, the Bernama news agency reported.