June 6, 2019

In the News

The last death-row inmate at Eastern State Penitentiary returns after 50 years in prison
In April, Gov. Tom Wolf commuted Samuel Barlow’s sentence. He returned to Philadelphia just over three weeks ago — and on Wednesday evening, he walked through the open front gate of Eastern State and gazed up at the steep stone walls.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
by Samantha Melamed