Faye Copeland, who once was the oldest woman in the nation under a death sentence, has died at a nursing home in Chillicothe. She was 82. Her death sentence was commuted by a federal court in 1999 to life in prison. She was paroled 16 months ago to the nursing home after suffering a stroke. She and her husband Ray were convicted of killing five transients who worked on their farm in the late 1980s. Both were sentenced to death. He died in prison in 1993 before he could be executed.
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