In Cold Blood - Study Guide Chapter 4, The Corner (Section 2, appeals and execution) Summary & Analysis

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A week after the verdicts, Dick and Perry are taken to the Kansas State Penitentiary for Men in Leavenworth County, Kansas. They are placed on Death Row, which is in a separate building in the prison complex. The building houses the solitary cells on the first floor and Death Row on the second. When they arrive, Dick and Perry join murderers Earl Wilson and Bobby Joe Spencer, both of whom would be released soon after Dick and Perry’s arrival after their sentences were commuted by Governor Docking, a governor notoriously against the death penalty. Spencer, however, would soon return.

Dick and Perry would also share Death Row with notorious killer Lowell Lee Andrews, an eighteen year old boy who killed his entire family in order to inherit his father’s modest estate to support his fantasies of being a master criminal...

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