The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation have uploaded pictures of the execution chamber beign dismantled.

The California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation have uploaded pictures of the execution chamber beign dismantled.

March 14, 2019

 

 

 

Earlier today the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation posted pictures of   the San Quentin State Prison executing chambers . 

 

After Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to suspend the death penalty in California via executive order.

 

737 inmates on the California's death row make it the largest in the nation, no prisoner has been executed in the state since 2006. 

 

Pictures Courtesy of the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation official Facebook page. 

 

 

CDCR is working with Governor Gavin Newsom to implement EO-N-09-19, including dismantling the execution chamber at San Quentin State Prison. The chamber was officially closed on March 13, 2019.  


Pictured here is the San Quentin Gas Chamber at 8:48 a.m. on March 13 and again at 10:56 a.m. Also pictured is the lethal injection facility at 9:30 a.m., and again at 10:20 a.m. 

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