More than two decades after she was sent to death row, an Arizona woman convicted of having her 4-year-old son killed for an insurance payout could soon be freed while she awaits a retrial in the case that made her one of the state’s most reviled inmates.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona inmate was put to death Wednesday for a 1986 brutal rape and killing, in the state’s first execution allowing witnesses to watch prison officials inject a lethal drug into a prisoner. […]
They were imprisoned for murder or rape. One even endured five trials and suffered 10 years on death row.
A man who sat on Nevada’s death row for 30 years has been granted parole.
Nevada has run out of one of the three drugs needed to execute a criminal.