List of individuals executed in Louisiana

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A total of 28 individuals convicted of murder have been executed by the state of Louisiana since 1976: The most recent Louisiana inmate to be put to death, Gerald Bordelon, waived his appeals and asked the state to carry out his sentence.

Executed person Date of execution Method Victims Under Governor
1 Robert Wayne Williams 14 December 1983 electric chair Willie Kelly. David C. Treen
2 Johnny Taylor, Jr. 29 February 1984 David Vogler.
3 Elmo Patrick Sonnier 5 April 1984 Loretta Bourque and David LeBlanc. Edwin Edwards
4 Timothy G. Baldwin 10 September 1984 Mary Lee Peters.
5 Ernest Knighton, Jr. 30 October 1984 Ralph Shell.
6 Robert Lee Willie 28 December 1984 Faith Hathaway.
7 David Dene Martin 4 January 1985 Bobby Todd.
8 Benjamin Berry 7 June 1987 Robert Cochran.
9 Alvin R. Moore, Jr. 8 June 1987 Jo Ann Wilson.
10 Jimmy L. Glass 12 June 1987 Newt Brown and Erlene Brown.
11 Jimmy Wingo 16 June 1987
12 Willie Celestine 20 July 1987 Marcelaine Richard.
13 Willie Watson 24 July 1987 Kathy Newman.
14 John E. Brogdon 30 July 1987 Barbara Jo Brown.
15 Sterling J. Rault, Jr. 24 August 1987 Jane Ellen Francioni.
16 Wayne Robert Felde 15 March 1988 Glen Thompkins. Buddy Roemer
17 Leslie Lowenfield 13 April 1988 Shiela Thomas, Shantel Osborne, Carol Osborne, Owen Griffin, and Myrtle Griffin.
18 Edward R. Byme, Jr. 14 June 1988 Robert Johnson.
19 Dalton Prejean 18 May 1990 Louisiana State Police Trooper Donald Cleveland.
20 Andrew Lee Jones 22 July 1991 Tumekica Jackson.
21 Robert Wayne Sawyer 5 March 1993 lethal injection Frances Arwood. Edwin Edwards
22 Thomas Lee Ward 16 March 1995 Wilbert John Spencer.
23 Antonio G. James 1 March 1996 Henry Silver. Murphy J. Foster, Jr.
24 John Ashley Brown, Jr. 24 April 1997 Omer Laughlin.
25 Dobie Gillis Williams 8 January 1999 Sonja Knippers.
26 Feltus Taylor, Jr. 6 June 2000 Donna Ponsano.
27 Leslie Dale Martin 10 May 2002 Christina Burgin.
28 Gerald Bordelon 7 January 2010 Courtney LeBlanc. Bobby Jindal

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