MEDIA ACCESS FOR EXECUTION

The California Department of Corrections is processing security clearances for media firms requesting to send representatives to San Quentin State Prison for the February 23 execution of William Bonin. The following information should be distributed to all media...

AUTHORIZED ACCESS TO SAN QUENTIN

The following individuals have been cleared for access to San Quentin State Prison for the execution of William Bonin. A few more security clearances are underway; media representatives not noted on the attached list will be notified of their status on Tuesday,...

CDC DIRECTOR SPEAKS OUT ON MADRID CASE

Corrections Director James H. Gomez today acknowledged Federal District Court Judge Thelton Henderson’s appraisal of the state’s efforts to improve conditions at Pelican Bay State Prison. “There has been significant progress in the last three...

MEDIA ACCESS FOR BONIN EXECUTION

The execution of William George Bonin is scheduled for February 23, 1996 at San Quentin State Prison. Convicted of murdering 14 teenaged boys in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, Bonin received death sentences from both counties. The LA County Superior Court set the...

CORRECTION Re: Execution Scheduled for January 26

The previous media advisory (#96-002 dated January 5, 1996) indicated that media covering the William Kirkpatrick execution could arrive at San Quentin State Prison any time after 7:00 a.m., January 26, 1996. The correct date is January 25. Media representatives who...

EXECUTION WITNESSES

The following relates to the selection of media representatives to witness the execution of William Kirkpatrick scheduled for January 26, 1996 at San Quentin State Prison: The newspaper selection criteria specify a media witness position for the daily newspaper of...