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$34,150: Average annual cost of housing an inmate in state prison. 9,000: Average number of ... $200: Cost of lethal injection chemicals. 49: Average age at time ...


The researchers found that the average trial and incarceration costs of an Oregon .... said housing prisoners on death row cost more than twice as much per year ...


Lethal Injection - Execution by lethal injection is the most common method used to ... According to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the cost for the drugs used in lethal injection is $86.08. ... If the prisoner tries to hold their breath, the process can take much longer ... Massachusetts, Does not have capital punishment.


Jun 20, 2011 ... New study also shows that average time between conviction and ... as the state's use of lethal injections has been mired in legal challenges. ... about $100,000 a year per prisoner, the initial trial costs more than $1m on top of ...


Feb 24, 2012 ... The cost of executions is soaring, especially in the state that ... A gurney used to restrain condemned prisoners during the lethal injection process in Huntsville, Texas ... but they declined to comment about how much of the drug they have ... The state needs four vials per execution -- two to inject the prisoner, ...


The costs of executing a death row inmate vary by state. In all states the cost of execution is considered very extravagant and usually climbs the scale into the ...


Jun 12, 2015 ... Lethal injection was once a go-to method for the humane execution of prisoners, dating to its first use in the US back in 1982. ... Do they fork over money to cover the 1,500% increase in drug costs over the last four years? ... choice, potassium chloride, "does not reliably induce cardiac arrest" as it's intended.


Sep 21, 2011 ... So what costs more? capital punishment or life behind bars? ... been there an average of 14 years; add over another half million in prison costs not counting the ... Washington taxpayers pay about $35,897 a year per prisoner.


Mar 30, 2012 ... Although the cost for all three of the drugs that comprise each lethal injection have ... While death penalty abolitionists are pointing to rising prices as yet ... With $6 billion of its $87 billion revenue spent on prisons, Texas has been undertaking cost-cutting measures, according to American-Statesman.


May 1, 2014 ... It's true that the actual execution costs taxpayers fairly little: while most states remain mum on the cost of lethal injections because of privacy ... In Kansas, housing prisoners on death row costs more than twice as much per year ... In California, incarceration costs for death penalty prisoners totaled more than ...