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Date: July 11, 2006 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Execution date set for Samuel Flippen

 RALEIGH - Correction Secretary Theodis Beck has set August 18, 2006, as the execution date for death row inmate Samuel Flippen.  The execution is scheduled for 2:00 a.m. at Central Prison in Raleigh.

Flippen, 36, was sentenced to death March 7, 1995, in Forsyth County Superior Court for the murder of his two-year old stepdaughter, Britnie Nichol Hutton. 

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 ATTENTION EDITORS: A photo of Samuel Flippen (#0130851) can be obtained by using the "Offender Search" function on the Department of Correction web site at For more information about the death penalty, including selection of witnesses, click on “The Death Penalty” link.


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