Execution List 2017

Date Number
Since 1976
State Name Age Race Victim Race Method Drug Protocol Years From
Sentence To
Execution
1/11/17 1443 TX Christopher Wilkins ¥ 48 White 1 Black, 1 Latino Lethal Injection 1-drug (Pentobarbital) 8
1/18/17 1444 VA Ricky Jovan Gray 39 Black 2 White Lethal Injection 3-drug (midazolam) 10
1/26/17 1445 TX Terry Darnell Edwards 43 Black 2 White Lethal Injection 1-drug (Pentobarbital) 13
1/31/17 1446 MO Mark Christeson 37 White 3 White Lethal Injection 1-drug (Pentobarbital) 17
3/7/17 1447 TX Rolando Ruiz 44 Latino 1 Latino Lethal Injection 1-drug (Pentobarbital) 21
3/14/17 1448 TX James Bigby 61 White 2 White Lethal Injection 1-drug (Pentobarbital) 25
4/20/17 1449 AR Ledell Lee 51 Black 1 White Lethal Injection 3-drug (midazolam) 21

The three-drug protocol typically begins with an anesthetic or sedative, followed by pancuronium bromide to paralyze the inmate and potassium chloride to stop the inmate's heart. The first drug used varies by state and is listed above for each execution.

ƒ female
* volunteer - an inmate who waived ordinary appeals that remained at the time of his or her execution
~ foreign national
¥ white defendant executed for murder of black victim

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