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Slideshow: Women executed in America

Fifteen women who have been sentenced to death and executed in the United States, from 1955 to 2010. After yesterday’s verdict, the nation wants to know: Will Jodi Arias be joining their ranks?

Spotlight: The Women on Arizona’s Death Row

In an ongoing feature, Crime Library will shed a light on the women spending the rest of their lives on death row in prisons across America. When an Arizona jury found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder, questions were raised regarding the other women on death row in Arizona. If the jury decides to give Jodi the death penalty, she will join the following list of women.

Spotlight: The Women on Florida’s Death Row

In an ongoing feature, Crime Library will shed a light on the women spending the rest of their lives on death row in prisons across America. Currently, Florida’s death row houses 406 inmates, five of them female. These are the women of Florida’s death row.

Spotlight: The Woman on Kentucky’s Death Row

In the state of Kentucky, there are 37 inmates on death row. The 36 men wait out their days at Kentucky State Penitentiary. The sole woman, Virginia Caudill, resides at the Kentucky Correctional Institute for Women.

Spotlight: The Women on Louisiana’s Death Row

In an ongoing feature, Crime Library will shed a light on the women spending the rest of their lives on death row in prisons across America. These are the two women awaiting execution at the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel.

Spotlight: The Women on Alabama’s Death Row

In an ongoing feature, Crime Library will shed a light on the women spending the rest of their lives on death row in prisons across America. The state of Alabama houses a total of 195 death row inmates, the vast majority of them men. These are the stories of the four women, all of whom are awaiting execution at the Julia Tutwiler maximum security prison in Wetumpka, Ala.

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