With Execution Moratorium, WA Death Row Down to 8

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Twenty years ago, Dwayne Anthony Woods was convicted of murdering two women, sentenced to die and sent to Washington state’s death row. Claiming he was innocent, he launched a series of appeals that kept him alive and denied the victims’ families the justice they wanted. The appeals came to an end this month when Woods, 46, died of a heart attack. It was the only death on death row since Gov. Jay Inslee issued a moratorium on executions in . . .

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