Executions

Upcoming Executions

Last updated on May 14, 2022

(Dates are subject to change as a result of stays and appeals.)


Executions Scheduled for 2022

Month State Prisoner
April
21 OH John Drummond REPRIEVED
21TNOscar Franklin Smith — REPRIEVED
21TXCarl Wayne Buntion — EXECUTED
27TXMelissa Lucio — STAYED
29SC

Richard Moore — STAYED

May
3MOCarman Deck — EXECUTED
10TNMichael Rimmer — Legally Premature — STAYED
11AZClarence Dixon — EXECUTED
13SCBrad Sigmon — STAYED
17GAVirgil Presnell, Jr.
18 OH James Hanna REPRIEVED
June
8AZFrank Atwood
9TNHarold NicholsREPRIEVED
22 OH Percy Hutton — REPRIEVED
July
13TXRamiro Gonzales
20 OH Austin Myers — DATE REMOVED

20

OHDouglas Coley REPRIEVED
August
17TXKosoul Chanthakoummane
18TNByron BlackREPRIEVED
24 OH Cedrick Carter REPRIEVED
September
14OHJames Tench — Legally premature death warrant. STAYED
15OHKareem Jackson — REPRIEVED
October
5TXJohn Henry Ramirez — The Nueces County District Attorney’s office has filed a motion to withdraw the warrant.

6

TN Gary SuttonREPRIEVED
17TNUrshawn MillerLegally premature death warrant — REPRIEVED
26OHQuisi Bryan
November
None
December
8 TN Donald MiddlebrooksREPRIEVED

Executions Scheduled for 2023

Month State Prisoner
January
12 OH Antonio Franklin

February

15 OH Stanley Fitzpatrick
March
15 OH Charles Lorraine
April
19 OH David SneedRESENTENCED TO LIFE under Ohio’s serious mental illness law
May
17 OH Gerald Hand
June
15 OH Cleveland Jackson
July
19 OH Michael D. Webb — DIED ON DEATH ROW
August
16 OH James O’Neal
September
14 OH Jerome Henderson
October
18 OH Melvin Bonnell
November
16 OH Keith Lamar
December
6 OH Elwood Jones

Executions Scheduled for 2024

Month State Prisoner
January

10

OH Scott A. Group

February

15 OH Gregory Lott
March
14 OH John Stojetz
April
17 OH Archie Dixon
May
None
June

18

OH Timothy Hoffner
July
None
August

13

OH John Stumpf
September
None
October

15

OH Lawrence Landrum
November
None
December

17

OH Warren “Keith” Henness

Executions Scheduled for 2025

Month State Prisoner
January
22 OH Sean Carter

February

19

OH

Stanley Adams
March
19 OH Shawn Grate — Legally premature — STAYED
April
16 OH John Drummond
May
14 OH James Hanna
June

18

OH Percy Hutton
July
30 OH Samuel Moreland
August

27

OH Cedrick Carter
September
24 OH Douglas Coley
October

30

OH Timothy Coleman
November
None
December
None



Executions Scheduled for 2026

Month State Prisoner
January
None

February

None



March
12 OH James Trimble
April
None

May
None

June

None



July
None

August

None



September
None

October

None



November
None
December
None



Stays of Execution 2022

Date of Scheduled Execution State Prisoner Reason for Stay
January
6OKWade LaySTAY GRANTED by the Pittsburg County District Court on December 6, 2021 until a mental competency trial is conducted “so as to ensure an incompetent person is not irreparably harmed by way of execution, in contravention of his constitutional rights.”
12OHWarren “Keith HennessREPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on September 10, 2021 and execution rescheduled for December 17, 2024.
27ALMatthew ReevesPreliminary injunction granted by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama on January 7, 2022 barring the Alabama Department of Corrections “from executing [Reeves] by any method other than nitrogen hypoxia before his [Americans With Disabilities Act] claim can be decided on its merits.” Preliminary injunction affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on January 26, 2022. INJUNCTION VACATED by 5-4 vote of U.S. Supreme Court on January 27, 2022. EXECUTED.
February
16OHStanley AdamsREPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on September 10, 2021 and execution rescheduled for February 19, 2025.
March
8TXMichael GonzalesSTAY GRANTED by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on March 3, 2022 to permit Gonzales to litigate claims that “(1) he is intellectually disabled and cannot constitutionally be executed; (2) the State
suppressed material exculpatory and impeaching information in violation of Brady v. Maryland.”
10OKJames Allen CoddingtonSTAY GRANTED by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma on December 23, 2021 pursuant to joint stipulation of the parties after the order dismissing Coddington from the ongoing Oklahoma lethal-injection lawsuit was vacated and he was restored as a plaintiff in that lawsuit.
16OHRomell Broom DIED ON DEATH ROW on December 28, 2020 of COVID-19.
April

21

OHJohn DrummondREPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on September 10, 2021 and execution rescheduled for April 16, 2025.
21TNOscar SmithREPRIEVE granted by Governor Bill Lee minutes before the scheduled execution on April 21, 2022: “Due to an oversight in preparation for lethal injection, the scheduled execution of Oscar Smith will not move forward tonight. I am granting a temporary reprieve while we address Tennessee Department of Correction protocol. Further details will be released when available.”
27TXMelissa LucioSTAY GRANTED by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on April 25, 2022 and case remanded to the trial court to conduct a hearing on Lucio’s claims that “but for the State’s use of false testimony, no juror would have convicted her; previously unavailable scientific
evidence would preclude her conviction; she is actually innocent; [and] … the State suppressed favorable, material evidence in violation of Brady v. Maryland.” (claim numbers omitted)
29SCRichard Moore STAYED for an indefinite period by the South Carolina Supreme Court on April 20, 2022, with as yet unreleased explanatory order to follow.
May
10TNMichael RimmerLegally premature death warrant STAYED
13SCBrad SigmonSTAYED by South Carolina Supreme on April 22, 2022.
18OH
James HannaREPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on September 10, 2021 and execution rescheduled for May 14, 2025.
June
9TNHarold NicholsREPRIEVED by Governor Bill Lee on May 2, 2022 to conduct investigation of execution protocol oversight
July
20OHAustin Myers DATE REMOVED
August

18

TNByron BlackREPRIEVED by Governor Bill Lee on May 2, 2022 to conduct investigation of execution protocol oversight
September

14

OHJames TenchLegally premature death warrant. STAY GRANTED by the Ohio Supreme Court on August 26, 2020 pending disposition of state postconviction remedies available to all Ohio prisoners. “The stay shall remain in effect until exhaustion of all state postconviction proceedings, including any appeals.”
15OHKareem Jackson REPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on May 13, 2022 and execution rescheduled for December 10, 2025.
October
6TNGary SuttonREPRIEVED by Governor Bill Lee on May 2, 2022 to conduct investigation of execution protocol oversight
17TNUrshawn MillerLegally premature death warrant. REPRIEVED by Governor Bill Lee on May 2, 2022 to conduct investigation of execution protocol oversight
November
None
December

8

TNDonald MiddlebrooksREPRIEVED by Governor Bill Lee on May 2, 2022 to conduct investigation of execution protocol oversight