This Nov. 20, 2008 photo shows the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state failed duing the 2018 legislative session.
This Nov. 20, 2008 photo shows the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state failed duing the 2018 legislative session. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file photo
This Nov. 20, 2008 photo shows the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state failed duing the 2018 legislative session. Ted S. Warren Associated Press file photo

Efforts to ban the death penalty fizzle out in Legislature

March 08, 2018 04:05 PM