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Another Arizona Death Row Inmate Dies From Coronavirus

(Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)

A death row inmate has become the third prisoner in Arizona prisons to die from the Coronavirus.

A federal public defender whose office represented Alfonso Raymond Salazar says the inmate died Thursday at a hospital from complications of COVID-19.

Seven other death row prisoners tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

The Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office is examining Salazar’s death and hasn’t yet determined a cause of death.

Salazar was sentenced to die in the 1986 killing of 83-year-old Sara Kaplan in Pima County.

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