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California death row inmate dies; prisoner killed in attack


Added 02-15-20 11:03:01pm EST - “A death row inmate died Saturday at a hospital, while the previous day another prisoner was killed after two inmates attacked him, California officials said.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “California death row inmate dies; prisoner killed in attack”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - A death row inmate died Saturday at a hospital, while the previous day another prisoner was killed after two inmates attacked him, California officials said.

John Abel - who was sentenced to death row for killing a man in 1991 during a robbery at a bank in Orange County - died Saturday morning at a hospital, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement. He was 75.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death, according to the department, which did not reveal the name of the hospital.

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Abel, who had previously been convicted of a string of armed robberies, was sentenced to death by an Orange County jury in 1997 for the fatal shooting Jan. 4, 1991, of a man at a bank in Tustin, the department said. The man had just withdrawn $20,000 from the bank.

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