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June 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Services
A 37-year-old Australian convicted of trafficking in heroin was hanged at dawn after the Malaysian king rejected his appeal for clemency. The parents of Michael Denis McAuliffe visited him for the last time Thursday in Kajang Prison near the capital of Kuala Lumpur. McAuliffe, a bartender, was convicted of carrying 142 grams, about five ounces, of heroin at Penang airport on June 29, 1985.
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June 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Services
A 37-year-old Australian convicted of trafficking in heroin was hanged at dawn after the Malaysian king rejected his appeal for clemency. The parents of Michael Denis McAuliffe visited him for the last time Thursday in Kajang Prison near the capital of Kuala Lumpur. McAuliffe, a bartender, was convicted of carrying 142 grams, about five ounces, of heroin at Penang airport on June 29, 1985.
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July 22, 1989 | From United Press International
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.
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May 30, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Eight citizens of Hong Kong were executed in Kuala Lumpur for drug trafficking. Authorities rejected appeals from British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the human rights group Amnesty International. The eight were convicted in 1985 of smuggling 28 pounds of heroin. Under Malaysia's 1975 law dictating a mandatory death sentence for drug trafficking, 92 people have been hanged. Under the law, no proof of an actual drug sale is required.
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May 30, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Eight citizens of Hong Kong were executed in Kuala Lumpur for drug trafficking. Authorities rejected appeals from British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the human rights group Amnesty International. The eight were convicted in 1985 of smuggling 28 pounds of heroin. Under Malaysia's 1975 law dictating a mandatory death sentence for drug trafficking, 92 people have been hanged. Under the law, no proof of an actual drug sale is required.
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April 30, 1986 | United Press International
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.
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July 22, 1989 | From United Press International
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.
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April 30, 1986 | United Press International
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.
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