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megimoo
02-14-2010, 04:26 PM
Oldest US death row inmate dead of natural causes in Arizona prison at age 94

FLORENCE, Ariz. -- The oldest death row inmate in the U.S. has died of natural causes at age 94.

An Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman says Viva Leroy Nash died late Friday at the state's prison complex in Florence. Nash was still on death row, but spokesman Barrett Marson said Sunday he did not know if Nash died in his cell or in a medical facility at the prison.

Nash was born in 1915 and had a criminal record dating to the 1930s. He spent 25 years in prison for shooting a Connecticut police officer in 1947, and was sentenced...


http://ww2.cox.com/myconnection/greaterlouisiana/today/news/national/article.cox?moduleType=apNews&articleId=D9DS4QN00 ^

Rockntractor
02-15-2010, 12:10 AM
28 years on death row. What the hell?

PoliCon
02-15-2010, 12:38 AM
28 years on death row. What the hell?

It's the appeals process. :rolleyes:

Rockntractor
02-15-2010, 12:42 AM
It's the appeals process. :rolleyes:
Not in Oklahoma! The prisons say you supply um we'll fry um!

AmPat
02-15-2010, 08:56 AM
AZ residents couldn't find a single bullet in all those years?

stsinner
02-15-2010, 09:33 AM
Wow.. $30,000 X 28 years.. That's a grand total of $840,000 we paid to house that scumbag.. Over 3/4 of a million dollars of taxpayer money... The system is broken.

NJCardFan
02-15-2010, 12:47 PM
Wow.. $30,000 X 28 years.. That's a grand total of $840,000 we paid to house that scumbag.. Over 3/4 of a million dollars of taxpayer money... The system is broken.

That's because the left has overtaken the system. Prison is no longer punishment. It's a frigging vacation.

PoliCon
02-15-2010, 01:28 PM
Wow.. $30,000 X 28 years.. That's a grand total of $840,000 we paid to house that scumbag.. Over 3/4 of a million dollars of taxpayer money... The system is broken.

That's not counting what his appeals cost the tax payers - or whatever medical care he got cost the taxpayers.