Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Two Oklahoma prison escapees showed no emotion Thursday when they were sentenced to die in the electric chair by a jury at Booneville, Ark. The two, Paul Ruiz, right, and Earl Van Denton, were convicted in the shooting deaths last June of two law enforcement officers. They are also accused of slaying three persons in Louisiana, and a Purcell, Oklahoma taxi driver last summer."
Date: April 28, 1978
Creator: Associated Press
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society