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.
Man Ordered To San Quentin Death Row For Killing Family Of 4A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert.
San Mateo Serial Killer Phillip Jablonski Dies On San Quentin's Death RowCondemned inmate Phillip Jablonski, on San Quentin's Death Row for killing his wife and mother-in-law in their Burlingame home in 1991, has been found dead inside his prison cell, officials announced Monday.
'Toolbox Killer' Lawrence Bittaker Dies On San Quentin Death RowLawrence Sigmund Bittaker, a serial killer and rapist known as one of the infamous "Toolbox Killers" who kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five teenage girls in Southern California in 1979, has died at San Quentin State Prison at the age of 79.
Dozens Rally To Support Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed In San FranciscoDozens in the Bay Area turned out Sunday in support of Rodney Reed, a prisoner on death row in Texas.
Condemned Killer Of Former Child Actor Dies On San Quentin's Death RowA 49-year-old San Quentin death row inmate, sentenced to be executed for the horrific 1996 kidnap and torture-murder of former child actor Anthony Guest Jr., has been found dead in his cell, authorities said.