Executions in the United States in 2005

DATE
NUMBER SINCE 1976
STATE
NAME
AGE
RACE
VICTIM RACE
METHOD
1/04/05
945
TX
James Porter* 33
W
L
Lethal Injection
1/19/05
946
CA
Donald Beardslee
61
W
2W
Lethal Injection
1/25/05
947
TX
Troy Kunkle
38
W
W
Lethal Injection
1/25/05
948
GA
Timothy Carr
34
W
W
Lethal Injection
2/17/05
949
TX
Dennis Bagwell
41
W
4W
Lethal Injection
3/01/05
950
GA
Stephen Mobley
39
W
W
Lethal Injection
3/08/05
951
OH
William H. Smith
47
B
B
Lethal Injection
3/08/05
952
TX
George Hopper
50
W
W
Lethal Injection
3/10/05
953
IN
Donald Wallace
47
W
4W
Lethal Injection
3/11/05
954
NC
William Powell
58
W
W
Lethal Injection
3/15/05
955
OK
Jimmy Ray Slaughter
57
W
2W
Lethal Injection
3/16/05
956
MO
Stanley Hall
37
B
W
Lethal Injection
4/05/05
957
FL
Glen Ocha*
47
W
W
Lethal Injection
4/15/05
958
SC
Richard Longworth
36
W
2W
Lethal Injection
4/20/05
959
TX
Douglas Roberts
42
W
L
Lethal Injection
4/21/05
960
IN
Bill J. Benefiel, Jr.
48
W
W
Lethal Injection
4/27/05
961
MO
Donald Jones
38
B
B
Lethal Injection
4/28/05
962
AL
Mario Centobie*
39
W
W
Lethal Injection
5/3/05
963
TX
Lonnie Wayne Pursley
43
W
W
Lethal Injection
5/6/05
964
NC
Earl J. Richmond, Jr.
43
B
4B
Lethal Injection
5/12/05
965
OK
George James Miller, Jr.
37
W
W
Lethal Injection
5/13/05
966
CT
Michael Ross*
45
W
4W Lethal Injection
5/17/05
967
MO
Vernon Brown
51
B
2B
Lethal Injection
5/18/05
968
TX
Bryan Wolfe 44
B
B
Lethal Injection
5/19/05
969
TX
Richard Cartwright
31
W
L
Lethal Injection
5/25/05
970
IN
Gregory Scott Johnson
40
W
W
Lethal Injection
6/2/05
971
AL
Jerry Paul Henderson 58
W
W
Lethal Injection
6/7/05
972
TX
Alexander Martinez* 28
L
L
Lethal Injection
7/12/05
973
GA
Robert Dale Conklin 44
W
W
Lethal Injection
7/19/05
974
OK
Michael L. Pennington 37
B
W
Lethal Injection
7/27/05
975
IN
Kevin Conner 38
W
3W
Lethal Injection
7/28/05
976
TX
David Martinez
29
L
W
Lethal Injection
8/4/05
977
AL
George Sibley
62
W
W
Lethal Injection
8/10/05
978
TX
Gary Sterling 38
B
W
Lethal Injection
8/11/05
979
OK
Kenneth Eugene Turrentine
52
B
B
Lethal Injection
8/23/05
980
TX
Robert Alan Shields 30
W
W
Lethal Injection
8/31/05
981
MO
Timothy Johnston 44
W
W
Lethal Injection
9/14/05
982
TX
Frances Newton ( ƒ) 40
B
3B
Lethal Injection
9/22/05
983
AL
John W. Peoples Jr. 48
W
3W
Lethal Injection
9/27/05
984
OH
Herman Dale Ashworth*
32
W
W
Lethal Injection
9/28/05
985
IN
Alan Matheney
54
W
W
Lethal Injection
10/6/05
986
TX
Ronald Ray Howard 32
B
W
Lethal Injection
10/20/05
987
TX
Luis Ramirez 42
L
L
Lethal Injection
10/25/05
988
OH
William Williams, Jr.
48
B
4B
Lethal Injection
10/26/05
989
MO
Marlin Gray
38
B
2W
Lethal Injection
11/3/05
990
TX
Melvin White
55
W
W
Lethal Injection
11/4/05
991
DE
Brian Steckel 36
W
W
Lethal Injection
11/4/05
992
SC
Arthur Hastings Wise*
51
B
4W
Lethal Injection
11/9/05
993
TX
Charles Thacker
38
W
W
Lethal Injection
11/11/05
994
NC
Steven Van McHone
35
W
2W
Lethal Injection
11/15/05
995
TX
Robert Rowell
50
W
W, L
Lethal Injection
11/16/05
996
TX
Shannon Thomas 34
B
3L
Lethal Injection
11/18/05
997
NC
Elias Hanna Syriani 67
A
A
Lethal Injection
11/28/05
998
AR
Eric Randall Nance 45
W
W
Lethal Injection
11/29/05
999
OH
John R. Hicks 49
B
2B
Lethal Injection
12/2/05
1000
NC
Kenneth Lee Boyd
57
W
2W
Lethal Injection
12/2/05
1001
SC
Shawn Humphries
33
W
W
Lethal Injection
12/5/05
1002
MD
Wesley E. Baker
47
B
W
Lethal Injection
12/13/05
1003
CA
Stanley Williams
51
B
3A, W
Lethal Injection
12/14/05
1004
MS
John Nixon
77
W
W
Lethal Injection


ƒ female
* volunteer - an inmate who has given up his/her appeals and requested the earliest execution date

# juvenile at time of the crime
~foreign national
¥ white defendant executed for murder of black victim
**Race of defendant information supplied by NAACP Legal Defense Fund "Death Row USA"

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