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

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

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