Blanche Moore, left, who was convicted in Forsyth County in 1990 of murdering her long-time boyfriend with arsenic, at 83, is the oldest inmate on North Carolina's death row. Jerry Cummings, right, died last week at age 76. He became the ninth death row inmate in North Carolina to die of natural causes since 2006 when the state’s last execution took place.
Blanche Moore, left, who was convicted in Forsyth County in 1990 of murdering her long-time boyfriend with arsenic, at 83, is the oldest inmate on North Carolina's death row. Jerry Cummings, right, died last week at age 76. He became the ninth death row inmate in North Carolina to die of natural causes since 2006 when the state’s last execution took place. NC DOC
Blanche Moore, left, who was convicted in Forsyth County in 1990 of murdering her long-time boyfriend with arsenic, at 83, is the oldest inmate on North Carolina's death row. Jerry Cummings, right, died last week at age 76. He became the ninth death row inmate in North Carolina to die of natural causes since 2006 when the state’s last execution took place. NC DOC

These days, NC’s death row inmates die of natural causes

April 22, 2016 5:15 PM