Washington Gov. Jay Inslee suspends use of death penalty, says it's "unequally applied"

  • Article by: RACHEL LA CORTE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2014 - 7:05 PM

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state for as long as he's in office, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to "join a growing national conversation about capital punishment."

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