Tag: Judge Marilyn Hall Patel
On This Day in 1993 – David Mason, the last to enter California’s gas chamber.
The gas chamber has long been America’s most controversial, debatable, complicated and expensive way to execute its condemned. Since the world’s first judicial gassing (Gee Jon in Nevada in 1924) it has been used by eleven states to execute hundreds of convicts. Serial killer David Mason was the 196th convict to enter California’s chamber and…