Cost Of Life In Prison

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If found guilty of a murder should the person in custody be sentenced to death? Here is why the death penalty is acceptable, the cost of life in prison vs. the cost of death, the morality, also closure for the victim’s family. In many cases the person in question is sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole. Do you know how much that costs you? The current annual cost for keeping an inmate in a state prison is $47,102, times the thousands of inmates also in prison for life is roughly around 59million a year. For a person to be put on to death row is around $7.2 million for three years. For a year of life in prison compared to three years of death row is a huge difference. Which means it could cut down the amount

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