RA Penitentiary Service of the Ministry of Justice states that 19 life-termers died in RA penitentiaries between 01.03.2003 and 01.05.2019. For 10 of them, capital punishment was commuted to life imprisonment.
In accord with the RA CPC Article 432, a person can be released if a serious disease impedes his service. One of the two released prisoners, Soghomon Kocharyan, passed away just after a month of his release. Another life-termer Vahagn Marukyan who was released at the end of 2018 suffers from mobility problems. He turned to court to havehis case re-opened.
Data of 15 May, 2019, 30 out of former convicts on death row are serving their sentences in RA correctional institutions.
Picture shows death-row inmates' death in accordance with dates