Death Penalty Debated

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada may put the death penalty on hold. Witnesses tell a legislative committee that the state needs to understand how much it costs to put and keep someone on death row.

AB501 would require the audit division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau to tally costs for prosecution and post-conviction appeals. Washoe County District Attorney Richard Gammick says the cost is irrelevant because Nevadans support the death penalty.

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