condemned cell


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condemned cell

a prison cell in which a person condemned to death awaits execution.
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HANGED: Allen and Evans Here, Liam returns to the condemned cell where he once contemplated his grim fate 41 years ago.
Patricia was also able to tell me about her last visit to her father in the condemned cell.
TRANMERE could not avoid putting Prenton Park through an ordeal of nail-chewing anxiety before finally escaping from a six-month detention in League One's condemned cell.
Development agency One North East, he implied, is not merely in the Last Chance Saloon, it's in the condemned cell.
An outspoken voice for the need for criminal justice reform, Mr Yarris spent 23 years in a condemned cell.
IMAGINE what it would be like sitting in a condemned cell, counting down the hours to your execution, hoping against forlorn hope that a reprieve might just spare you.
A Catholic priest was with her at the end and at her request a crucifix was hung on the wall where she could see if as she steadily walked the few steps from the condemned cell to the execution shed.
He could have poisoned him, battered him to death with an axe or pushed him over a cliff - and he would not have had to sweat in the condemned cell.
Bradford, in the Premiership's condemned cell most of the season, went to Goodison after two successive wins.
Derby Jail, which was built in 1756 for 60 prisoners and which includes a condemned cell, was the last "home" in England for many prisoners who were deported to Australia.
The condemned cell and the execution block are the settings for some of Shakespeare's most powerful scenes.