Death Penalty

Arizona Executes Inmate for 25-Year-Old Murders

Daniel Wayne Cook was convicted of murdering two men in 1987.

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Arizona on Wednesday executed a death-row inmate for two gruesome slayings committed 25 years ago.

Daniel Wayne Cook was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death for the 1987 strangulation murders in Lake Havasu City of 26-year-old Carlos Cruz-Ramos and 16-year-old Kevin Swaney.