Tuesday, 10 January 2012

List of people executed in Mississippi

Since 1976, 15 people convicted of capital murder have been executed by the state of Mississippi.

Executed person Date of execution Method Victims Under Governor

1 Jimmy Lee Gray 2 September 1983 gas chamber Deressa Jean Scales William Winter

2 Edward Earl Johnson 20 May 1987 gas chamber J. T. Trest William Allain

3 Connie Ray Evans 8 July 1987 gas chamber Arun Pahwa William Allain

4 Leo Edwards, Jr. 21 June 1989 gas chamber Linzy Don Dixon Ray Mabus

5 Tracy Alan Hansen 17 July 2002 lethal injection David Bruce Ladner Ronnie Musgrove

6 Jessie Derrell Williams 11 December 2002 lethal injection Karon Ann Pierce Ronnie Musgrove

7 John B. Nixon, Sr. 14 December 2005 lethal injection Virginia Tucker Haley Barbour

8 Bobby Glen Wilcher 18 October 2006 lethal injection Katie Bell Moore and Velma Odell Noblin Haley Barbour

9 Earl Wesley Berry 21 May 2008 lethal injection Mary Bounds Haley Barbour

10 Dale Leo Bishop 23 July 2008 lethal injection Marcus James Gentry Haley Barbour

11 Paul Everette Woodward 19 May 2010 lethal injection Rhonda Crane Haley Barbour

12 Gerald James Holland 20 May 2010 lethal injection Krystal King Haley Barbour

13 Joseph Daniel Burns 21 July 2010 lethal injection Floyd Melvin McBride Haley Barbour

14 Benny Joe Stevens 10 May 2011 lethal injection Glenda Lee Reid, Wesley Reid, Dylan Reid and Heath Pounds Haley Barbour

15 Rodney Gray 17 May 2011 lethal injection Grace Blackwell Haley Barbour

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