Known for creating the ‘Wall of Sound,’ he scored hits with the Crystals, the Ronettes and the Righteous Brothers and was one of the most influential figures in popular music.
It was the 13th and final scheduled federal execution under President Trump. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has said he opposes the death penalty.
A year of hardship in parts of Cleveland has left many with the sense that the fabric of their communities was fraying.
A time without precedent saw huge increases in homicides and shootings in the city as some other categories of crime plummeted.
The victim, an 82-year-old man, was hit with an oxygen tank by another patient with whom he was sharing a room, the authorities said.
Bodegas have seen a 63 percent rise in shootings and a threefold increase in burglaries. Six people have been killed in or just outside the stores.