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Crime History: Death row inmate's killings paled in comparison to son's

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On this day, March 3, in 1955, Gerald Albert Gallego Sr., convicted of killing two police officers, became the first person to die in the gas chamber in Mississippi. Gallego's son would grow up to be a lot meaner, killing at least 10 women with the help of his wife. The elder Gallego's execution didn't go smoothly. Gallego at first only coughed and wheezed on a cloud of cyanide poisoning. After...

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