Ninety on California Death Row Are Over 65

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California’s death row houses more senior citizens than most of the state’s nursing homes, the Sacramento Bee reports. Ninety California death-row inmates are at least 65 years old. The number of seniors on death row has grown by nearly 500 percent since early 2006, when the state housed 16 seniors. California has not executed a prisoner since 2006, largely due to legal challenges to its . . .

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