Newland March 10, 2009 21 Carol Sanders Beatty 45 William Mark Mize April 29, 2009 22 Eddie Tucker 46 Mark Howard McClain October 20, 2009 23 Kevin Brown 47 June 9, 2010 24 Martha Chapman Matich 48 Brandon Joseph Rhode September 27, 2010 25 Steven Moss, Bryan Moss, and Kristin Moss 49 Emmanuel Fitzgerald Hammond January 25, 2011 26 Julie Love 50 Roy Willard Blankenship June 23, 2011 27 Sarah Mims Bowen 51 July 21, 2011 28 Gary DeYoung, Kathy DeYoung, and Sarah DeYoung 52 September 21, 2011 29 Savannah, Georgia, police officer Mark MacPhail 53 Andrew Allen Cook February 21, 2013 30 Michele Cartagena and Grant Hendrickson 54 Marcus A. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. Looking back, we know quite a bit about who has been put to death in the United States. Potential acts that can get you shot include murder, terrorism, treason and drug trafficking. Since 1995, all executions have been by lethal injection. Some, but not all, ancient methods included boiling and burning alive, flaying, quartering, disembowelment, crucifixion, crushing, and stoning. Sometimes, the information you find here will bolster your opinion of capital punishment, and sometimes, it will challenge it.
From 1913 until 1995, all executions were by electrocution. This web site is a personal project of the author. And the number of has declined sharply, from 223 in 2000 to just 42 last year. Jones was sentenced to death for the 1995 rape and murder of Mary Phillips August 18, 1959 - June 6, 1995 and the near-fatal assault of her then-10-year-old daughter, Lacy Phillips born July 9, 1984 , during a botched robbery in Bald Knob, Arkansas. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. However, our partners, including ad partners, may collect data in relation to your Website usage as disclosed herein.
Of this total, all 89 were men; none were juveniles at the time of the murder; 65 73. Thirty-seven people have been executed in Arizona since 1976. The land of pirates and considerable instability, you might expect the number of executions to be higher than 14. Madison County Executed by Lethal Injection May 25, 2005 12:28 a. Hong Kong remains an independent and separate jurisdiction for legal and judicial purposes. Latinos and other races make up the remaining.
No executions have taken place in Hong Kong since sovereignty was transferred to China in 1997. Sawyer 20 Darrel Gene Devier May 17, 1995 20 Mary Frances Stoner 21 Larry Grant Lonchar November 14, 1996 21 Charles Sweat and Steven Smith 22 November 15, 1996 22 Evelyn Joy Ludlam 23 David Loomis Cargill June 10, 1998 23 Cheryl Williams and Danny Williams 24 Terry Michael Mincey October 25, 2001 1 Paulette Riggs 25 Jose Martinez High November 6, 2001 2 Henry Phillips and Bonnie Bulloch 26 Fred Marion Gilreath, Jr. It has administered just three since the year 2000. Hanging is allowed as an alternative method of execution in two states: New Hampshire and Washington. Troy Anthony Davis was put to death on September 21, 2011. We do not collect any other type of personal data. Since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, 625 people have been executed in the United States.
In addition, two men on Indiana Death Row were recently executed in other states: Michael Lockhart 1997 in Texas and Alton Coleman 2002 in Ohio. A Virginia death row inmate was put to death on Jan. Then there are the states that are still actively executing inmates on death row. Gavin Newsom this week announced a in his state, a move that will affect on the largest death row in the country. Coles admitted to carrying a.
Executing those handed a death sentence is nothing new. The gas chamber is an alternative method of execution in seven states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wyoming. The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective Oxford: Oxford University Press, app. Pennsylvania has set execution dates for four people this month: Mark Koehler on March 23; Antyane Robinson, March 28; Carolyn King, a woman, on March 29; and Brad Martin, March 30. Some 62 percent of U. Just 15 of the 135 California death row inmates who have died since 1978 were executed.
According to their data, America has since 1976, 16 of whom were women. Every year, all over the world, thousands of people are put to death after being convicted of various crimes. Abu-Jamal was framed up for the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer and his execution has been stayed pending an appeal for a new trial before the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. This witness also admitted to being high on crack cocaine, marijuana and beer the night of the killing. Prior to this, the most executions conducted in the state were five executions.
Boone County Executed by Lethal Injection March 14, 2001 01:26 a. Note: This is an update to a post originally published Aug. Next: A state that hopes to tackle high crime 12. The increases in the number of people on death row in California and at the federal level run counter to the national trend. It is believed that Jordan began carrying out death penalties in 2014 in response to criticism from the general public who believed the rise in crime was directly related to the moratorium on executions. However, 40 percent of stated that it was wrong to take a life, while 17 percent reasoned that the persons may be wrongly convicted. Similarly in California, the state with the most inmates condemned to die, executions have been on hold since a 2006 ruling.
In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. As police were about to arrest Hampton for the 1992 murders, he shot himself under the chin. Data Shared with Third Parties We do not sell or rent your personal data to third parties. This Middle-East country put at least 90 people to death last year, although odds are there were more than a few secret or unpublicized executions to go along with that. By conducting the double execution in 2017, Arkansas became the first U.
Yet Coles was never treated as a suspect. This figure is likely far higher given the extensive range of crimes punishable by death. Lake County Executed by Lethal Injection in Ohio April 26, 2002 10:13 a. Trueblood June 13, 2003 ; five were executed in 2005: Donald Ray Wallace March 10, 2005 , Bill J. The Next to Die aims to bring attention, and thus accountability, to these upcoming executions.