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Death Row

Joseph Naso seen in court. (credit: CBS)

Judge Set To Sentence Convicted Serial Killer Joseph Naso

Joseph Naso, the 79-year-old former photographer convicted of the decades-old killings of four women in Northern California, is scheduled to be sentenced Friday.

11/22/2013

(Credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

San Quentin Death Row Inmate From Contra Costa County Found Dead In Cell

A San Quentin death row inmate from Contra Costa County was found dead in his cell late Sunday evening.

04/15/2013

James Karis (source: CDCR)

Death Row Inmate From Sacramento County Dies In Cell

An inmate on death row at San Quentin State Prison was found dead in his cell Thursday morning.

01/31/2013

(credit: CBS)

Death Row Inmate Dies Of Natural Causes

A man on death row for killing three college students more than three decades ago has died of natural causes, according to prison officials.

11/23/2011

Gerald Parker

On The Money: Cost Of Killing The Death Penalty

Nearly two out every three Americans support the death penalty, but California is paying a high price for keeping prisoners on death row — and not executing them.

CBS Sacramento–09/20/2011

An undated file photo of the renovated San Quentin State Prison execution chamber.

Inmate Dies While Awaiting Execution

Prison officials say a San Quentin State Prison inmate has died of natural causes while awaiting execution for a Riverside County murder.

03/07/2011