|Born||Howard Arthur Allen
February 10, 1949
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
|Criminal penalty||148 years in prison|
Span of killings
|August 4, 1987|
On June 11, 1988, he was sentenced to death by lethal injection for the murder of Ernestine Griffin. On August 30, 1988, he was placed on death row where he spent the next 25 years awaiting a ruling by a U.S. District Court on a petition for a writ of habeas corpus.