42nd Anniversary of Sirhan Sirhan sentence

FRESNO, Calif.

Sirhan Sirhan was sentenced on May 21st, 1969 to die in the gas chamber.

Three years later his sentence was commuted to life in prison, because of a California Supreme Court ruling that the death penalty amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.

Now Sirhan Sirhan is serving a life sentence at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga.

He was denied parole in March.

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