SC Death Row three-time killer’s death being investigated

From the article: “Kenneth Justus, a convicted three-time killer whose crimes symbolized to many a reason for the death penalty, has died on South Carolina’s Death Row while awaiting execution. Justus, 46, was found in his cell at the maximum security Lieber Correctional Institution Tuesday night, state Department of Corrections spokesman Clark Newsom said Wednesday.”

It could be a homicide, but this is actually somewhat hard to imagine.  In Ohio, our death row population is extremely quiet, as far as I know.  Despite their crimes, there’s not a lot of violence.  They are strictly managed, but they do have the ability to interact in small numbers and I’ve never heard of one seriously assaulting another.  Maybe it’s the gravity of the sentence that they share…

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