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3/17/05-California

Peterson Transferred To California Death Row

Convicted wife-killer Scott Peterson has been transferred to California's San Quentin State Prison where he'll be on death row.

He was taken by van early today from the San Mateo County jail to the prison overlooking San Francisco Bay.

That's where the bodies of his slain wife Laci and their unborn son were found two years ago, four months after her disappearance.

A jury convicted the former fertilizer salesman last fall. The judge yesterday handed down the death sentence.

Peterson is the 644th person awaiting execution in California.

As prosecutors and Laci Peterson's family left the courthouse yesterday, about 100 people cheered and clapped.

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