By then, Silverstein had been convicted of a second prison murder — this time the strangulation of a black prison gang member. To ensure that jurors could leave safely, more than 15 bailiffs were present in the courtroom, the Dallas Morning News reported. Before delivering the verdict, members of the Dallas County jury asked if their names would be made public. Spriggs said she could hear Rogers demanding to know where his wallet was while Gonzalez was "crying out for help. Silverstein and another inmate, Clayton Fountainwere convicted and Silverstein received an additional life sentence.
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As a former reporter for The Washington Post, Pete uses his journalistic background to take a fair-minded approach to the story all while weaving an interesting tale for the reader. A self-portrait of Silverstein drawn to a higher level of realism. They stabbed him 67 times and then dragged his body up-and-down the prison tier so that other prisoners, still locked in their cells, could see the bloody corpse. You also should be aware that his views are exactly that — his views. At Marion, Silverstein was housed in the "Control Unit", a virtual solitary confinement regime reserved for extreme "management problems" prisoners prone to assaultive and disruptive behavior in the prison. Silverstein was subsequently moved back to Leavenworthwhere he stayed for the next 18 years.