January 17, 2006

Man With Multiple Disabilities Executed in CA

From the Associated Press:

Clarence Ray Allen, whose 76th birthday was Monday, was pronounced dead at 12:38 a.m. at San Quentin State Prison....

Allen, who was blind and mostly deaf, suffered from diabetes and had a nearly fatal heart attack in September only to be revived and returned to death row, was assisted into the death chamber by four large correctional officers and lifted out of his wheelchair.

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California Executes Oldest Inmate (Associated Press)

Posted on January 17, 2006