Rizana Nafeek

 

 

Age: 24

 

Summary: Sri Lankan domestic worker and suspected murderer who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for the capital murder of her employer's four-month-old son while in her care as a 17-year-old housemaid at the time of the alleged crime in 2005 and whose death sentence became the subject under intense scrutiny worldwide as international law prohibits the death penalty for crimes committed before the age of 18.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by beheading

 

Born: February 4, 1988

 

Died: January 9, 2013

 

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia