The Oldest Person on Death Row in the U.S. Dies of Natural Causes

Phoenix New Times | February 23, 2010
For the phrase "natural causes" to have been in the same headline as the name Viva Leroy Nash is purely ironic. Nash, who died Feb. 12, at age 94 — he was the oldest person on death row in the United States — escaped legal execution by the state of Arizona for more than a quarter of a century.

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