Death row inmate Richard Glassel dies

January 16, 2013

An Arizona death row inmate has died, reportedly of natural causes. 

In April of 2000, Richard Glassel walked into the board of directors meeting of the Ventana Lakes Property Owners Association. He shot and killed two people and injured three more.

Glassel was found guilty on two counts of first degree murder, as well as several charges of attempted murder. He’d been incarcerated at the state prison in Florence.

The Arizona Department of Corrections said Glassel died of natural causes at Tempe Saint Luke’s Hospital Tuesday. He was 74.

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