How Caryl Chessman Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Caryl Chessman reached the too young age of 38 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous criminal.

Biography - A Short Wiki

The Red Light Bandit was convicted in a controversial case, and executed while vigorously claiming his innocence.

The transcriber in the court case made changes to his transcriptions and sometimes couldn’t understand his own writing – just one of several serious issues with the case.

He spent more than a decade on death row, and his case brought the conversation about capital punishment to the forefront.

How did Caryl Chessman die?

In the 60’s, The Red Light Bandit (Paulo Villaça) is a famous Brazilian criminal, who uses a red flashlight while breaking into residences in São Paulo, and usually rapes his female victims.

Information about the death of Caryl Chessman
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death38 years
ProfessionCriminal
BirthdayMay 27, 1921
Death dateMay 2, 1960
Place of deathSan Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

"The price I have personally paid for these extra Sisyphean years has been prohibitive."

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"I am not generally regarded as a pleasant or socially minded fellow."

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"My soul is not for sale."

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"A cat, I am told, has nine lives. If that is true, I know how a cat feels."

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"How, possibly, could the police have made the 'mistake' of charging the wrong man with the notorious Red Light Bandit crimes? That also is something that is fully revealed in the Pandora's Box of facts I have prepared."

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