Oregon Supreme Court upholds Guzek death penalty

Nearly 30 years after the brutal 1987 slaying of a Terrebonne couple – and after court costs topping $3 million – the Oregon Supreme Court on Friday rejected convicted killer Randy Lee Guzek’s appeal of his fourth death sentence, affirming that penalty for the first time and refusing to remand the case for a fifth sentencing trial in Bend.


On this day: April 23

POSTED: 10:13 AM PDT April 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT April 22, 2015 

Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.

OTD April 23 - Boris Yeltsin
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2007: Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999, dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 76 in Moscow, Russia.


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