Mumia Abu-Jamal now in medium-security prison

    Following Philadelphia D.A. Seth Williams’ decision not to seek the death penalty for Mumia Abu-Jamal, the convicted killer has been moved to a medium-security prison.

    Abu-Jamal has spent the last 30 years in and out of court in his conviction for the 1981 shooting death of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. He was sentenced to death but later appealed, which eventually led Williams to agree to a life sentence.

    The Associated Press reports Abu-Jamal has been moved from the maximum-security Greene state prison in Waynesburg, Pa., to the Frackville, Pa., Mahanoy state prison.

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