Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Tookie terminated

BBC NEWS | Americas | Time runs out for US ex-gangster: "Stanley 'Tookie' Williams on Death Row in 2003.
'You see that light there on the roof? That light goes on to signal an execution has taken place.'

Williams' fate has sparked debate
Writer Barbara Becnel pointed out the simple red light on top of San Quentin prison overlooking San Francisco Bay"

Quietly spoken, his speech was sprinkled with evidence of his self-taught vocabulary.

"I spend my time praying, exercising, reading books and studying the dictionary," he explained.
Governor Schwarzenegger has until midnight (0800 GMT Tuesday) to make his decision


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