Executions in the United States in 2008

DATE
NUMBER
SINCE 1976
STATE
NAME
AGE
RACE
VICTIM RACE
METHOD
5/6/08 1100 GA William Earl Lynd 53 W 1 White Lethal Injection
5/21/08 1101 MS Earl Wesley Berry 49 W 1 White Lethal Injection
5/27/08 1102 VA Kevin Green 31 B 1 White Lethal Injection
6/4/08 1103 GA Curtis Osborne 37 B 2 Black Lethal Injection
6/6/08 1104 SC David Mark Hill* 48 W 1 Black/2 White Lethal Injection
6/11/08 1105 TX Karl Chamberlain 37 W 1 White Lethal Injection
6/17/08 1106 OK Terry Lyn Short 47 W 1 Asian Lethal Injection
6/20/08 1107 SC James Earl Reed 49 B 2 Black Electrocution
6/25/08 1108 VA Robert Yarbrough 30 B 1 White Lethal Injection
7/1/08 1109 FL Mark Dean Schwab 39 W 1 Latino Lethal Injection
7/10/08 1110 TX Carlton Akee Turner 29 B 2 Black Lethal Injection
7/10/08 1111 VA Kent Jermaine Jackson 26 B 1 White Lethal Injection
7/23/08 1112 MS Dale Leo Bishop 34 W 1 White Lethal Injection
7/23/08 1113 TX Derrick Sonnier 40 B 2 Black Lethal Injection
7/24/08 1114 VA Christopher Scott Emmett 36 W 1 White Lethal Injection
7/31/08 1115 TX Larry Davis 40 B 1 White Lethal Injection
8/5/08 1116 TX Jose Medellin~ 33 L 1 Latino/1 White Lethal Injection
8/7/08 1117 TX Heliberto Chi~ 29 L 1 White Lethal Injection
8/12/08 1118 TX Leon Dorsey 32 B 2 White Lethal Injection
8/14/08 1119 TX Michael Rodriguez* 45 L 1 White Lethal Injection
9/16/08 1120 GA Jack Alderman 57 W 1 White Lethal Injection
9/17/08 1121 TX William Murray 39 W 1 White Lethal Injection
9/23/08 1122 FL Richard Henyard 34 B 2 Black Lethal Injection
9/25/08 1123 OK Jessie Cummings 52 W 1 White Lethal Injection
10/14/08 1124 OH Richard Cooey 41 W 2 White Lethal Injection
10/14/08 1125 TX Alvin Kelly 57 W 1 White Lethal Injection
10/16/08 1126 TX Kevin Michael Watts 27 B 3 Asian Lethal Injection
10/21/08 1127 TX Joseph Ray Ries 29 W 1 White Lethal Injection
10/28/08 1128 TX Eric Nenno 47 W 1 White Lethal Injection
10/30/08 1129 TX Gregory Wright 42 W 1 White Lethal Injection
11/6/08 1130 TX Elkie Taylor 46 B 1 Black Lethal Injection
11/12/08 1131 TX George Whitaker 36 B 1 Black Lethal Injection
11/13/08 1132 TX Denard Manns 42 B 1 White Lethal Injection
11/19/08 1133 OH Gregory Bryant-Bey 53 B 1 White Lethal Injection
11/20/08 1134 TX Robert Hudson 45 B 1 Black Lethal Injection
11/21/08 1135 KY Marco Allen Chapman* 37 W 2 White Lethal Injection
12/5/08 1136 SC Joseph Gardner 38 B 1 White Lethal Injection


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