We wrote in a blog item the other day about the passing of 94-year-old Viva Leroy Nash, who was the oldest person on death row in the United States.
Nash had been housed on Arizona's death row in Florence since the early 1980s, after his conviction for murdering a young man named Greg West during th ... More >>
www.csmonitor.comThe oldest death row inmate in the United States escaped his court determined date with death on Friday, when he died of natural causes at the Arizona state prison in Florence.Viva Leroy Nash was 94 when he died late Friday and had been on death row for more than 20 years.In 2008 ... More >>
The folks at the Death Penalty Information Center in Washington D.C. sent us their informative year-end report in the aftermath of our recent piece on 93-year-old Viva Leroy Nash, the senior member of death row here in Arizona and nationwide. It shows that U.S. executions are down more than 60 ... More >>
We wrote about Viva Leroy Nash, the character shown below, a few weeks ago. Mainly, we took a hard look at his case because, at 93, he's the oldest man on death row in the United States.
We pointed out that, despite being sentenced way back in 1983 to die, Mr. Nash never w ... More >>