Paula Cooper, once a teen on Indiana´s Death Row, to be released from prison on Monday, Jun. 2013

Paula Cooper, once a teen on Indiana‘s Death Row, to be released from prison on Monday

Jun. 15, 2013   |

Paula Cooper, once Indiana’s youngest death row in…:

Paula Cooper, the youngest person sentenced to death in Indiana, was released from prison June 17, 2013

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May 1, 2001: Cooper attends her prison graduation ceremony where she earned a bachelor’s degree in humanities, with a minor in psychology, from Martin University.June 17, 2013: Paula Cooper, 43-year-old – inmate 864800 – scheduled to be released from the Rockville Correctional Facility. / INDIANAPOLIS STAR

Indiana death row by the numbers

18
The number of Indiana offenders on death row. Seventeen are males housed at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City and one female serving a life sentence at the Ohio Reformatory for Women at Marysville, Ohio.
100
Number of death sentences issued in Indiana from 1973-2010.
61
Number of inmates executed in Indiana since 1930.
5
Number of women who have received the death penalty, however, Indiana has never executed a woman. Four of the sentences were handed down between 1985 and 1989. All but one were overturned or commuted.
31
Number of states in the U.S. that have executed a female.
18
Minimum age at which a person can be executed in Indiana.
22
Number of juveniles executed executed in the U.S. since 1973. Texas accounted for 13 of those executions.
4 The number of active death penalty cases in Indiana.

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