In this 2003 photo, curtains of razor wire surround the Intensive Management Unit at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. The unit houses death row inmates, problematic prisoners and those in protective custody. There is a bill being introduced during the 2018 legislative session to abolish the death penalty in Washington state.
In this 2003 photo, curtains of razor wire surround the Intensive Management Unit at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. The unit houses death row inmates, problematic prisoners and those in protective custody. There is a bill being introduced during the 2018 legislative session to abolish the death penalty in Washington state. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo
In this 2003 photo, curtains of razor wire surround the Intensive Management Unit at Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. The unit houses death row inmates, problematic prisoners and those in protective custody. There is a bill being introduced during the 2018 legislative session to abolish the death penalty in Washington state. Drew Perine News Tribune file photo

Effort to abolish death penalty in Washington gains steam after it clears Senate committee

January 25, 2018 03:53 PM