Letters From A Killer
13: Death Row Reform
Thursday, 1 July
“I’m a lot more mature, and really glad I came to Death Row. I truly believe that Death Row saved my life, as crazy as that sounds.”
In 2004, Christopher Young stole a car at gunpoint, before driving to a convenience store and murdering the owner. While on death row, he reached out to youngsters, wrote books, and tried to turn his life around. Should these factors be considered in mitigating the crimes of a prisoner sentenced to die or are some people beyond rehabilitation? Documentary makers Ned Parker and Zoe Hines read his Letters From A Killer.