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