Delara Darabi

 

Age: 22

 

Summary: Iranian convicted murderer who spent five years in prison after she was sentenced to death for murdering her father's wealthy female cousin in 2003 when she was only 17 years old, who initially confessed to the crime but later denied it after insisting that her 19-year-old boyfriend carried out the murder to steel the elderly woman's money, in which Iran has executed at least 42 juvenile offenders since 1990 in total disregard of international law that unequivocally bans the execution of those convicted of crimes committed when under age 18.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by hanging

 

Born: September 29, 1986

 

Died: May 1, 2009

 

Location: Rasht, Iran