Executions and Stays 2023

(Last updated December 1, 2022)
33 execution dates have been scheduled by 4 states for 2023.
To date, there have been no executions.
No executions have been stayed.*
No executions have been halted by commutation.
2 executions have been halted by reprieve.
No warrant has been withdrawn/removed/vacated/rescheduled.
1 prisoner has died on death row while his warrant was pending.
1 prisoner was resentenced to life without parole.
29 death warrants are pending.^

* Does not include cases with stays of execution or preliminary injunctions that are currently under appeal or are still subject to appeal.
^ Includes cases with stays of execution that are under appeal or are still subject to appeal.



Date of Scheduled Execution State Prisoner Outcome
January
3MOAmber McLaughlin (death warrant issued under the name Scott McLaughlin)Pending
10TXRobert FrattaPending
12

OH

Antonio Franklin

REPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on July 1, 2022 and execution rescheduled for February 11, 2026.

12

OKScott Eizember

Pending

JANUARY 20234 executions scheduled by 4 states1 execution halted by reprieve; 3 warrants pending
February

1

TXScott EizemberPending
7MOLeonard TaylorPending

8

TX

John BallentinePending
15OHStanley FitzpatrickREPRIEVED by Governor Mike DeWine on July 1, 2022 and execution rescheduled for April 16, 2026.
16OKRichard GlossipPending
FEBRUARY 20235 executions scheduled by 4 states1 execution halted by reprieve; 4 warrants pending
March

7

TXGary GreenPending
9OKJemaine Cannon Pending
9TXArthur BrownPending

15

OHCharles LorrainePending
29TXAnibal Canales, Jr.Pending
MARCH 20235 executions scheduled by 3 states5 warrants pending
April
5TXAndre ThomasPending
6OKAnthony Sanchez
Pending
19OHDavid Sneed RESENTENCED TO LIFE on January 31, 2022 under Ohio’s serious mental illness law
APRIL 20233 executions scheduled by 3 states1 person resentenced to life; 2 warrants pending
May
4OKPhillip HancockPending
17OHGerald HandPending
MAY 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states2 warrants pending
June
1OKJames RyderPending

15

OHCleveland JacksonPending
JUNE 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states

2 warrants pending

July
6

OK

Michael SmithPending
19OHMichael D. Webb DIED ON DEATH ROW on May 2, 2022.
JULY 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states1 prisoner died on death row; 1 warrant pending
August
3

OK

Wade LayPending
16OHJames O’NealPending
AUGUST 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states2 warrants pending
September
13TXHenry SkinnerPending
14OHJerome Henderson

Pending

SEPTEMBER 20231 execution scheduled by 1 state1 warrant pending
October
5OKRichard RojemPending
18OHMelvin BonnellPending
OCTOBER 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states2 warrants pending
November
2OKEmmanuel LittlejohnPending
16OHKeith LamarPending
NOVEMBER 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states2 warrants pending
December
6

OH

Elwood JonesPending
7

OK

Kevin UnderwoodPending
DECEMBER 20232 executions scheduled by 2 states2 warrants pending
2023 Death Warrant Outcomes Nationally, by Month
Month
Scheduled
Executions
Executions
Stayed by Courts*
Commutations
Reprieves
Died on
Death Row
Resentenced to Life
Rescheduled
Date Removed or
Warrant Withdrawn/ Vacated
Pending
January

4

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

3

February

5

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

4

March

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

April

3

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

2

May

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2
June

2

0

0

0

0

0
0
0
0
2
July

2

0

0

0
0
1
0
0

0

1
August

2

0

0
0

0

0
0
0

0

2

September

2

0

0
0

0

0

0
0
0

2

October

2

0

0

0
0

0

0
0

0

2

November

2

0

0
0
0
0
0
0

0

2

December
2
0
0
0

0

0
0
0
0

2

Total

33

0

0

0

2

1

1

0

0

29

2023 Death Warrant Outcomes by Jurisdiction
State
Scheduled
Executions
Executions
Stayed by Courts*
Commutations
Reprieves
Died on
Death Row
Resentenced to life
Rescheduled
Date Removed or
Warrant Withdrawn/ Vacated
Pending
Ohio
12
0

0

0

2

1
1
0
0
8
Oklahoma
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
Texas
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
Missouri
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
TOTALS

33

0

0

0

2

1

1

0

0

29