"Ordinary murderers are allowed to achieve atonement for their souls in their execution. Only especially vile murderers - such as a false witness whose lies are discovered after the person who was framed has been executed, or a man who sacrifices both his son and his daughter to the pagan god Molokh - are denied execution because they are regarded as beyond redemption through capital punishment."

Which Jewish sources support this statement?

The quote from above is an excerpt from an article written by Steven Plaut(2004) for the Jewish press: http://archive.frontpagemag.com/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=13290

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    @DoubleAA, it seems like you have an answer. Why not post it as such? – msh210 May 16 '16 at 7:20

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