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The Nation

Convicted killer Charles Rumbaugh was executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Tex., despite the protests of Amnesty International, which contended he should not be put to death because he was only 17 when he murdered a jeweler. Rumbaugh spent 10 years on Death Row, receiving stays of execution in 1982 and 1983. But the 28-year-old prisoner, who had twice tried to kill himself, refused to authorize lawyers to seek another stay. “I don’t care anymore,” he said. “I’m bored.”


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