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How many people are on Kansas' death row? Who are they?

There are 10 men sentenced to death in Kansas. Nine are at El Dorado Correctional Facility: Justin Thurber, 26, convicted in Cowley County of capital murder while committing attempted rape and aggravated criminal sodomy, and aggravated kidnapping in the death of a teenager; sentenced March 20, 2009. Sidney Gleason, 30, convicted in Barton County for the deaths of a Great Bend couple on charges of capital murder, first-degree murder, criminal possession of a firearm, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery; sentenced Aug. 28, 2006. Phillip D. Cheatham Jr., 36, convicted in Shawnee County of capital murder, first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery and criminal possession of a firearm in a shooting that left two women dead and another wounded; sentenced Oct. 28, 2005. Douglas S. Belt, 47, convicted in Sedgwick County of capital murder while committing the crimes of rape and sodomy, as well as aggravated robber, attempted rape and aggravated arson for the decapitation of a woman in an abandoned apartment complex where she worked as a housekeeper; sentenced Nov. 17, 2004. John Robinson Sr., 65, convicted in Johnson County of two counts of capital murder, as well as several other charges in the murders of three women whose bodies were found in barrels on property he owned; sentenced Jan. 21, 2003. Jonathan Carr, 29, and Reginald Carr, 31, convicted in Sedgwick County of numerous charges in the shooting deaths of four people during a nine-day crime spree; sentenced Nov. 15, 2002. Gavin Scott, 31, convicted in Sedgwick County of capital murder, first-degree murder, aggravated burglary, theft and criminal possession of a firearm for the shooting deaths of a rural Goddard couple as they slept; sentenced Aug. 12, 1999. Gary Kleypas, 53, convicted in Crawford County of capital murder while committing the crimes of rape and sodomy, attempted rape and aggravated burglary in the death of a Pittsburg State University student. His death sentenced was set aside in 2001, but it was reimposed on Dec. 3, 2008. One inmate is being held at Lansing Correctional Facility: Scott Cheever, 27, who was convicted of one count of capital murder in the fatal shooting of the Greenwood County sheriff, as well as four counts of attempted capital murder, criminal possession of a firearm and manufacture of methamphetamine; sentenced Jan. 23, 2008. Additional information about these inmates is available at the Kansas Department of Corrections Offender Search Web site at www.dc.state.ks.us/kasper.

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