COVID: 27th San Quentin Inmate Dies After Being Infected With COVID-19While the COVID-19 outbreak that once numbered more than 2,200 positive cases at its height among San Quentin inmates had subsided to just three on Saturday, the illness has claimed another life among the prison population, officials announced.
Scott Peterson Death Sentence Overturned By State Supreme Court; New Penalty Phase Trial OrderedMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, the California Supreme Court tossed out the death sentence of her husband, Scott Peterson, and ordered a new penalty phase trial.
Condemned Multiple Murderer Orlando G. Romero Dies While Being Treated For COVID-19Condemned killer Orlando Romero, sentenced to death along with his brother Christopher Self in 1996, died Sunday at a hospital outside of San Quentin while being treated for a COVID-19 infection, according to state prison officials.
Child Killer John Beames Is Latest San Quentin Death Row Inmate To Die From CoronavirusJohn Beames, a child killer from Tulare County, appears to be the latest death row inmate to die from the coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, according to prison officials.
Condemned Killer Todd Givens Investigated For San Quentin Death Row Guard AttackCondemned killer Todd Givens, on San Quentin's Death Row for a pair of Tulare County murders, allegedly attempted to slash a guard's neck with a prison-made weapon while being served breakfast, according to prison officials.
Condemned Killer David Reed Dies While Being Treated For COVID-19; 6th San Quentin Death Row Inmate To Die Condemned killer David Reed, who had been sentenced to San Quentin's Death Row for the racially movitated murder of a Black transient near a Palm Springs restaurant in 2004, has died while being treated for a COVID-19 infection, state prison officials announced Wednesday.
San Francisco's Lone Death Row Inmate Clifford Bolden Has Sentence Reduced To Life In PrisonThe only man on San Quentin's death row from San Francisco, Clifford Bolden, had his sentence reduced to life in prison Tuesday in a plea deal with local prosecutors.
2 Condemned San Quentin Inmates Die Of Apparent COVID-19 ComplicationsTwo death row inmates at San Quentin State Prison died Friday at outside hospitals from what appear to be complications related to COVID-19.
Contra Costa County Child Killer Joseph Cordova Found Dead In San Quentin Death Row CellJoseph S. Cordova, who was sentenced to San Quentin's Death Row for the murder of a Contra Costa County 8-year-old girl, has been found dead in his cell, according to state prison officials.
Deceased San Quentin Death Row Inmate Richard Stitely Tests Positive For COVID-19Richard Stitely, a condemned inmate at San Quentin State Prison that was found unresponsive in his cell last week and pronounced dead, was confirmed Monday to have tested positive for COVID-19 as an outbreak at the prison was spreading exponentially.
State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence AppealMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, Scott Peterson's attorney will ask the California Supreme Court Tuesday to reverse his death sentence, claiming the media attention did not allow him a fair trial.
'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Lonnie Franklin Found Dead In San Quentin Death Row CellLonnie D. Franklin Jr., the infamous 'Grim Sleeper' killer who was on San Quentin's death row for the murders of nine women and one teenage girl, has been found dead in his cell.
Condemned Cold Case Killer John Abel Dies At HospitalCondemned Inmate John Abel, sentenced to San Quentin's death row after evidence linked him to a 1992 Orange County slaying, has died at a local hospital, prison officials announced Saturday.
Controversial San Quentin Death Row Inmate Transfers Set To Begin When voters passed Prop. 66 in 2016 most believed the measure would speed up state executions, they never thought it would lead to condemned prisoners being allowed to request a transfer off San Quentin's Death Row.
Death Row Hatchet Murderer Of Elderly Central Valley Couple Dies At HospitalA handyman convicted in the hatchet murders of an elderly couple who employed him and who was sent to San Quentin's death row has died at an outside hospital early Wednesday morning.