Clarence Ray Allen



Age: 76


Summary: serial killer who became the oldest death row inmate in California when he was convicted of having his teenage son's 17-year-old girlfriend murdered and hiring a hitman to kill witnesses while he was behind bars, and who inspired protests that putting to death an elderly, blind, mostly deaf, and wheelchair-bound man was cruel and unusual punishment.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: January 16, 1930


Died: January 17, 2006


Location: San Quentin, California