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Convicted Murderer From Roseburg Re-sentenced

By Jim McCoy Fri 8th May Newsdeath penaltyJesse FanusMarion Carl

A man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a 1998 killing after his death sentence was overturned.

The News-Review of Roseburg reports (http://is.gd/w27MeZ ) that Jesse Stuart Fanus was sentenced Thursday in Douglas County. Fanus had been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges by a Douglas County jury in 1999.Read More »

Second Oregon Inmate Seeks Death Penalty

By Jim McCoy Thu 9th January Newsdeath penaltyJason Van Brumwell
A second Oregon death row inmate is challenging the state to carry out its death penalty. Jason Van Brumwell agrees with fellow inmate Gary Haugen that pursuing appeals is pointless. The 38-year-old Brumwell was sent to death row in 2007 with Haugen after the two were convicted of a prison killing. The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/19V5ep7) Brumwell announced his inteRead More »

Death Row Inmate Fighting Reprieve

By Jim McCoy Tue 24th July Newsdeath penalty

An Oregon death row inmate who says he wants to die is arguing he doesn't have to accept the governor's reprieve. Last November Gov. John Kitzhaber blocked the scheduled execution of convicted murderer Gary Haugen on moral grounds, and said there would be no executions as long as he is governor.

 But Haugen says he wants to die.
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Death Row Inmate In Court

A condemned inmate spared the death penalty is back in court Wednesday as he challenges a reprieve granted by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber.Read More »

D.A. Agrees With Death Row Inmate

As Oregon death row inmate Gary Haugen fights a reprieve, he has a supporter in Marion County District Attorney Walt Beglau whose office won the death penalty conviction.
     Haugen wants to be executed and has asked a circuit court to rule that Gov. John Kitzhaber's reprieve is legally ineffective because Haugen doesn't accept it.Read More »

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