Cal C. Brown,
left, 33, of Eugene, Ore., is escorted by Palm Springs Police
Officer Jerome Smith, right,
and Deputy Sheriff David Cardoza,
center, to his arraignment hearing on May 29, 1991<
in Palm Springs,
Cal Coburn Brown seen in a file photo
(Greg Gilbert - The Seattle Times)
In this file photo convicted murderer Cal Brown is
led to jail under tight security after being
sentenced to death for
the rape, torture and killing of Holly Washa.
(Jimi Lott - The Seattle Times)
Becky Washa, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, cries
as she holds a photo of her sister Holly Washa, Thursday,
2009, outside the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Wash.
The state Supreme
Court stayed the execution of Cal Coburn Brown,
who killed Holly Washa in 1991, on Thursday, just
hours before he
was to die in what would have been Washington state's first
execution since 1991.
(Ted S. Warren - AP)
This undated photo provided by the Washington
State Penitentiary shows Cal Coburn Brown.
Relatives of Holly Washa and witnesses are
escorted to the death chamber at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday,
2010, before the 12:02 a.m. execution of Cal C. Brown
at the Walla Walla State Penitentiary.
(Steve Ringman - The Seattle Times)