List of people executed in Virginia

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This is a list of individuals executed in Virginia since the reinstitution of the death penalty after Gregg v. Georgia.

Since 1982, a total of 111 individuals have been executed by the Commonwealth of Virginia; all were convicted of capital murder.

No. Name Date of Execution Method of Execution Victim(s) Governor
1 Frank Coppola August 10, 1982 electric chair Muriel Hatchell Chuck Robb
2 Linwood Earl Briley October 12, 1984 John Gallaher
3 James Dyral Briley April 18, 1985 Judy Barton and Harvey Barton
4 Morris Mason June 25, 1985 Margaret Hand
5 Michael Marnell Smith July 31, 1986 Audrey Jean Weiler Gerald Baliles
6 Richard Lee Whitley July 6, 1987 Phoebe Parsons
7 Earl Clanton, Jr. April 14, 1988 Wilhemina Smith
8 Alton Waye August 30, 1989 Laverne Marshall
9 Richard T. Boggs July 19, 1990 Treeby Shaw Douglas Wilder
10 Wilbert Lee Evans October 17, 1990 sheriff deputy William Truesdale
11 Buddy Earl Justus December 13, 1990[1] Ida Mae Moses
12 Albert Jay Clozza July 24, 1991[2] Patricia Ann Bolton
13 Derick Lynn Peterson August 22, 1991 Howard Kauffman
14 Roger Keith Coleman May 20, 1992 Wanda Fay McCoy
15 Edward B. Fitzgerald, Sr. July 23, 1992 Patricia Cubbage
16 Willie Leroy Jones September 11, 1992 Graham and Myra Adkins
17 Timothy Dale Bunch December 10, 1992 Su Cha Thomas
18 Charles Sylvester Stamper ([1]) January 19, 1993 Franklin Cooley, Agnes Hicks, and Stephen Staples
19 Syvasky L. Poyner March 18, 1993 Joyce Baldwin, Louise Paulett, Chestine Brooks, Vicki Ripple, and Carolyn Hedrick
20 Andrew J. Chabrol June 17, 1993 Lisa Harrington
21 Joe Louis Wise, Sr. September 14, 1993 William Ricketson
22 David Mark Pruett December 16, 1993 Wilma Harvey and Debra McInnis
23 Johnny Watkins, Jr. March 3, 1994 Betty Barker and Carl Buchanan George Allen
24 Timothy Wilson Spencer ([2]) April 27, 1994 Susan Tucker, Debbie Davis, Susan Hellams, and Diane Cho
25 Dana Ray Edmonds January 24, 1995 lethal injection John Elliot
26 Willie Lloyd Turner May 26, 1995 W. Jack Smith, Jr.
27 Dennis Wayne Stockton September 27, 1995 Kenneth Arnder
28 Mickey Wayne Davidson October 19, 1995 Doris Davidson, Mamie Clatterbuck, and Tammy Clatterbuck
29 Herman Charles Barnes November 13, 1995 Clyde Jenkins and Mohammed Afifi
30 Walter Milton Correll, Jr. January 4, 1996 Charles W. Bousman, Jr.
31 Richard Townes, Jr. January 23, 1996 Virginia Goebel
32 Joseph John Savino III July 17, 1996 Thomas McWaters
33 Ronald B. Bennett November 21, 1996 Anne Keller Vaden
34 Gregory Warren Beaver December 4, 1996 state trooper Leo Whitt
35 Larry Allen Stout December 10, 1996 Jacqueline Kooshian
36 Lem Davis Tuggle, Jr. December 12, 1996 Jessie Geneva Havens
37 Ronald Lee Hoke December 16, 1996 Virginia Stell
38 Michael Carl George February 6, 1997 Alexander Sztanko
39 Coleman Wayne Gray February 26, 1997 Richard McClelland
40 Roy Bruce Smith July 17, 1997 Manassas police officer John Conner
41 Joseph Roger O'Dell, III July 23, 1997 Helen Schartner
42 Carlton Jerome Pope August 19, 1997 Cynthia Gray
43 Mario Benjamin Murphy September 17, 1997 James Radcliff
44 Dawud Majid Mu'Min November 13, 1997 Gladys Nopwasky
45 Michael Charles Satcher December 9, 1997 Ann Borghesani
46 Thomas H. Beavers, Jr. December 11, 1997 Marguerite Lowery
47 Tony Albert Mackall February 10, 1998 Mary Elizabeth Dahn Jim Gilmore
48 Douglas McArthur Buchanan, Jr. March 18, 1998 Donald, J.J. and Geraldine Buchanan, and Douglas Buchanan, Sr.
49 Ronald L. Watkins March 25, 1998 William McCauley
50 Angel Francisco Breard April 14, 1998 Ruth Dickie
51 Dennis Wayne Eaton June 18, 1998 Virginia state trooper Jerry Hines; Walter Custer, Jr., Ripley Marston, Sr., and Judith MacDonald
52 Danny Lee King July 23, 1998 Carolyn Rogers
53 Lance Antonio Chandler, Jr. August 20, 1998 Billy Dix
54 Johnile L. DuBois August 31, 1998 Philip Council
55 Kenneth Manual Stewart, Jr. September 23, 1998 electric chair Cynthia and Jonathan Stewart
56 Dwayne Allen Wright October 14, 1998 lethal injection Saba Tekle
57 Ronald Lee Fitzgerald October 21, 1998 Coy H. White and Hugh Morrison
58 Kenneth Wilson November 17, 1998 Jacqueline Stephens
59 Kevin Wayne Cardwell December 3, 1998 Anthony Brown
60 Mark Arlo Sheppard January 20, 1999 Richard and Rebecca Rosenbluth
61 Tony Leslie Fry February 4, 1999 Leland A. Jacobs
62 George Adrian Quesinberry, Jr. March 9, 1999 Thomas L. Haynes
63 David Lee Fisher March 25, 1999 David William Wilkey
64 Carl Hamilton Chichester April 13, 1999 Timothy Rigney
65 Arthur Ray Jenkins, III April 20, 1999 Floyd Jenkins and Lee H. Brinklow
66 Eric Christopher Payne April 28, 1999 Ruth Parham and Sally Fazio
67 Ronald Dale Yeatts April 29, 1999 Ruby Meeks Dodson
68 Tommy David Strickler July 21, 1999 Leann Whitlock
69 Marlon DeWayne Williams August 17, 1999 Helen Bedsole
70 Everett Lee Mueller September 16, 1999 Charity Powers
71 Jason Matthew Joseph October 19, 1999 Jeffrey Anderson
72 Thomas Lee Royal, Jr. November 9, 1999 Hampton police officer Kenny Wallace
73 Andre L. Graham December 9, 1999 Richard and Rebecca Rosenbluth, and Sheryl Stack
74 Douglas Christopher Thomas January 10, 2000 James B. and Kathy J. Wiseman
75 Steve Edward Roach January 13, 2000 Mary Ann Hughes
76 Lonnie Weeks, Jr. March 16, 2000 Virginia state trooper Jose M. Cavazos
77 Michael David Clagett July 6, 2000 electric chair Lam Van Son, Wendell G. Parish, Jr., Karen Sue Rounds, and Abdelaziz Gren
78 Russell William Burket August 30, 2000 lethal injection Katherine and Ashley Tafelski
79 Derek Rocco Barnabei September 14, 2000 Sarah Wisnosky
80 Bobby Lee Ramdass October 10, 2000 Mohammed Kayani
81 Christopher Cornelius Goins December 6, 2000 Robert, Nicole, David, Daphne Jones; and James Randolph
82 Thomas Wayne Akers March 1, 2001 Wesley Brant Smith
83 Christopher James Beck October 18, 2001 Florence Marie Marks, David Kaplan, and William Miller
84 James Earl Patterson March 13, 2002 Joyce Snead Aldridge Mark Warner
85 Daniel Lee Zirkle April 2, 2002 Christina Zirkle and Jessica Shiflett
86 Walter Mickens, Jr. June 12, 2002 Timothy Jason Hall
87 Mir Aimal Kasi November 14, 2002 Frank Darling and Lansing Bennett
88 Earl Conrad Bramblett April 9, 2003 electric chair Blaine, Teresa, Winter, and Anah Hodges
89 Bobby Wayne Swisher July 22, 2003 lethal injection Dawn McNees Snyder
90 Brian Lee Cherrix March 18, 2004 Tessa Van Hart
91 Dennis Mitchell Orbe March 31, 2004 Richard Burnett
92 Mark Wesley Bailey July 22, 2004 Katherine and Nathan Bailey
93 James Bryant Hudson August 18, 2004 Stanley, Walter, and Patsy Cole
94 James Edward Reid September 9, 2004 Annie Mae Lester
95 Dexter Lee Vinson April 27, 2006 Angela Felton Tim Kaine
96 Brandon Wayne Hedrick July 20, 2006 electric chair Lisa Yvonne Crider
97 Michael William Lenz July 27, 2006 lethal injection inmate Brent H. Parker
98 John Yancey Schmitt November 9, 2006 Earl Shelton Dunning
99 Kevin Green May 27, 2008 Patricia L. Vaughan
100 Robert Stacy Yarbrough June 25, 2008 Cyril Hugh Hamby
101 Kent Jermaine Jackson July 10, 2008 Beulah Mae Kaiser
102 Christopher Scott Emmett July 24, 2008 John Fenton Langley
103 Edward Nathaniel Bell February 19, 2009 Winchester police officer Ricky Timbrook
104 John Allen Muhammad November 10, 2009[3] Dean Harold Meyers (Beltway sniper attacks)
105 Larry Bill Elliott November 17, 2009 electric chair Dana Thrall and Robert Finch
106 Paul Warner Powell March 18, 2010 Stacie Reed Bob McDonnell
107 Darick Demorris Walker May 20, 2010 lethal injection Stanley Beale and Clarence Elwood Threat
108 Teresa Lewis September 23, 2010 Julian C. and Charles J. Lewis
109 Jerry Terrell Jackson August 18, 2011 Ruth Phillips
110 Robert Charles Gleason, Jr. January 16, 2013 electric chair Harvey Gray Watson, Jr., and Aaron Alexander Cooper
111 Alfredo Rolando Prieto October 1, 2015 lethal injection Rachael A. Raver and Warren H. Fulton III Terry McAuliffe

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  1. ^ This was the last execution held at the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond, which closed the following day.
  2. ^ This was the first execution held at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt.[citation needed]
  3. ^ Josh White and Maria Glod (2009-11-10). "D.C. sniper John Allen Muhammad is executed in Va.". The Washington Post. 

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