List of people executed in Delaware

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The following is a list of people executed in Delaware since capital punishment was resumed in 1976. All of the sixteen individuals were convicted of murder and have been executed at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, near Smyrna, Delaware.[1]

# Name Race Age Sex Date of Execution Method of Execution Victim(s) Governor
1 Steven Brian Pennell White 34 M Mar-14-1992 Lethal injection Marleene Simms Michael Castle
2 James Allen Red Dog Native American 39 M Mar-03-1993 Lethal injection Hugh Pennington Thomas Carper
3 Kenneth W. DeShields Black 33 M Aug-31-1993 Lethal injection Elizabeth Reed Thomas Carper
4 Andre S. Deputy Black 45 M Jun-23-1994 Lethal injection Byard Smith and Alberta Smith Thomas Carper
5 Nelson W. Shelton White 27 M Mar-17-1995 Lethal injection Wilson Mannon, Jr. Thomas Carper
6 Billy Bailey White 49 M Jan-25-1996 Hanging Gilbert Lamberton and Clara Lamberton Thomas Carper
7 William Henry Flamer Black 41 M Jan-30-1996 Lethal injection Byard Smith and Alberta Smith Thomas Carper
8 James B. Clark, Jr. White 39 M Apr-19-1996 Lethal injection Elizabeth Clark and James Clark, Sr. Thomas Carper
9 David J. Lawrie White 37 M Apr-23-1999 Lethal injection Michelle Lawrie, Fawn Lawrie, Tabitha Lawrie, and Charles Humbertson Thomas Carper
10 Willie G. Sullivan Black 28 M Sep-24-1999 Lethal injection Maurice Dodd Thomas Carper
11 Dwayne L. Weeks Black 37 M Nov-17-2000 Lethal injection Gwendolyn Weeks and Craig Williams Thomas Carper
12 David F. Dawson White 46 M Apr-26-2001 Lethal injection Madeline Marie Kisner Ruth Ann Minner
13 Abdullah Tanzil Hameen
(formerly Cornelius Ferguson)
Black 37 M May-25-2001 Lethal injection Troy Hodges Ruth Ann Minner
14 Brian David Steckel White 36 M Nov-04-2005 Lethal injection Sandra Lee Long Ruth Ann Minner
15 Robert W. Jackson, III White 38 M Jul-29-2011 Lethal injection Elizabeth Girardi Jack A. Markell
16 Shannon Johnson Black 28 M Apr-20-2012 Lethal injection Cameron Hamlin Jack A. Markell

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  1. ^ Inmates executed in Delaware since 1992. Delaware Department of Correction.

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