TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the nation’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American lady all through a theft.
The Saturday report by the “Iran” on daily basis acknowledged the accused solely by his first determine, Siamak.
The report says the accused killed an American citizen, Teresa Virginia, whereas attempting to rob her belongings and automotive in 2012.
It added that an accomplice throughout the armed theft has been sentenced to life in jail.
The sufferer, who was a mother of three, was in Tehran visiting household of her Iranian husband.
Iran stays one of the world’s excessive enforcers of the death penalty. Amnesty International says Iran executed larger than 250 people remaining 12 months, second solely to China.