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.
Alameda County Serial Killer Dies On San Quentin's Death RowA condemned serial killer who murdered five Alameda County women after brutally beating and raping four of them has been found dead in his cell on San Quentin's Death Row, prison officials announced Friday.
Justice Department To Resume Federal Executions In DecemberThe Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003.
Southern California Cop Killer Dies On San Quentin's Death RowAn inmate who had been on death row since 1982 was found unresponsive in his San Quentin State Prison cell at 6:18 p.m. on Sunday.
Convicted Baby Killer Dies At San Quentin PrisonA San Quentin State Prison inmate who spent time on death row for a brutal murder of a 5-month-old girl after a kidnapping in San Bernardino County in 1981 has died of natural causes, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
Cop Killer On San Quentin's Death Row Found Dead In His CellA man who was sentenced to death for killing an off-duty police captain during an attempted robbery in Southern California was found dead in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said.
Victims' Parents Urge Gov. Newsom To Stop Death Penalty ReprieveParents of Californians murdered by people now on death row launched a statewide tour to urge Gov. Gavin Newsom to reverse his moratorium on executions.
Gov. Newsom Calls Death Penalty 'A Failure'; Halts State ExecutionsThe clock stopped ticking Wednesday for more than 730 inmates housed on San Quentin's Death Row including Scott Peterson, Richard Allen Davis and Cary Stayner after Gov. Gavin Newsom officially signed a moratorium on executions.