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Editorial: Brown and Newsom know the death penalty is wrong. They should work together to do something about it

Earlier this month, two inmates on San Quentin's death row were found dead - but their lives did not end the way the state had intended them to.

One was found in his cell and the other in a special unit for inmates with behavioral problems. If an investigation confirms initial suspicions that they took their own lives, they will be the 26th and 27th condemned California prisoners to have beaten the executioner to the punch by committing suicide since California reinstated capital punishment 40

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