List of offenders executed in the United States in 2015

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This is a list of offenders executed in the United States in 2015. Twenty-eight criminal offenders were executed in the United States in 2015. Thirteen of them were executed in the state of Texas. One (Alfredo Rolando Prieto) was a foreign national from El Salvador. One (Kelly Renee Gissendaner) was female.

While there was a total of 28 executions in 2015, there were 35 executions in the previous year (2014) and 20 executions in the subsequent year (2016).

List of offenders executed in the United States in 2015[edit]

Number Date Name Date of Birth Age Years Gender Race State Method Source
At Execution At Offense
1 January 13, 2015 Andrew Howard Brannan November 26, 1948 66 49 17 Male White Georgia Lethal injection [1]
2 January 15, 2015 Charles Frederick Warner July 20, 1967 47 30 Black Oklahoma [2]
3 Johnny Shane Kormondy May 20, 1972 42 21 21 White Florida [3]
4 January 21, 2015 Arnold Prieto, Jr. June 9, 1973 41 20 Hispanic Texas [4]
5 January 27, 2015 Warren Lee Hill, Jr. June 1960 54 30 24 Black Georgia [5]
6 January 29, 2015 Robert Charles Ladd March 19, 1957 57 39 18 Texas [6]
7 February 4, 2015 Donald Keith Newbury May 18, 1962 52 38 14 White [7]
8 February 11, 2015 Walter Timothy Storey February 20, 1967 47 22 25 Missouri [8]
9 March 11, 2015 Manuel Vasquez June 16, 1968 46 29 17 Hispanic Texas [9]
10 March 17, 2015 Cecil Lee Clayton April 16, 1940 74 56 18 White Missouri [10]
11 April 9, 2015 Kent William Sprouse August 9, 1972 42 30 12 Texas [11]
12 April 14, 2015 Andre Vincent Cole October 3, 1962 52 35 17 Black Missouri [12]
13 April 15, 2015 Manuel Fernando Garza, Jr. August 8, 1980 34 20 14 Hispanic Texas [13]
14 May 12, 2015 Derrick Dewayne Charles September 6, 1982 32 19 13 Black [14]
15 June 3, 2015 Lester Leroy Bower, Jr. November 20, 1947 67 35 32 White [15]
16 June 9, 2015 Richard Lamont Strong March 4, 1967 48 33 15 Black Missouri [16]
17 June 18, 2015 Gregory Lynn Russeau October 11, 1969 45 31 14 Texas [17]
18 July 14, 2015 David Stanley Zink August 7, 1959 55 41 White Missouri [18]
19 August 12, 2015 Daniel Lee Lopez September 15, 1987 27 21 6 Hispanic Texas [19]
20 September 1, 2015 Roderick Nunley March 10, 1965 50 24 26 Black Missouri [20]
21 September 30, 2015 Kelly Renee Gissendaner March 8, 1968 47 28 19 Female White Georgia [21]
22 October 1, 2015 Alfredo Rolando Prieto November 18, 1965 49 23 26 Male Hispanic Virginia [22]
23 October 6, 2015 Juan Martin Garcia February 18, 1980 35 18 17 Texas [23]
24 October 14, 2015 Licho Escamilla July 3, 1982 33 19 14 [24]
25 October 29, 2015 Jerry William Correll January 9, 1956 59 29 30 White Florida [25]
26 November 18, 2015 Raphael Deon Holiday July 20, 1979 36 21 15 Black Texas [26]
27 November 19, 2015 Marcus Ray Johnson May 1965 50 28 22 White Georgia [27]
28 December 9, 2015 Brian Keith Terrell March 10, 1968 47 24 23 Black [28]
 
 
Average: 48 years 29 years 19 years  
 


Note: This column reflects the number of years elapsed between the offender's age at the time of the execution and at the time of the offense.

Demographics[edit]

Gender
Male 27 96%
Female 1 4%
Race
White 11 39%
Black 10 36%
Hispanic 7 25%
State
Texas 13 46%
Missouri 6 21%
Georgia 5 18%
Florida 2 7%
Oklahoma 1 4%
Virginia 1 4%
Month
January 6 21%
February 2 7%
March 2 7%
April 3 11%
May 1 4%
June 3 11%
July 1 4%
August 1 4%
September 2 7%
October 4 14%
November 2 7%
December 1 4%
Age
20 - 29 1 4%
30 - 39 5 18%
40 - 49 11 39%
50 - 59 8 29%
60 - 69 2 7%
70 - 79 1 4%
Total 28 100%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgia executes Vietnam veteran who killed a sheriff's deputy
  2. ^ Convicted child killer Charles Warner executed
  3. ^ Ringleader of 1993 home invasion that left banker dead is executed in Florida after last meal of fried alligator tail
  4. ^ 'There are no endings, only beginnings': Final words of triple murderer executed in Texas who'd always maintained that he'd was innocent in two of the deaths
  5. ^ Georgia, Back in the Death-Penalty Spotlight
  6. ^ Robert Ladd Executed In Texas Despite Claims Mental Impairment Made Him Ineligible
  7. ^ 'Texas 7' killer Donald Newbury put to death
  8. ^ Walter Timothy executed for killing Jill Frey
  9. ^ Manuel Vasquez executed for killing Juanita Ybarra
  10. ^ Cecil Clayton executed for killing Deputy Christopher Castetter
  11. ^ Kent Sprouse, Convicted Cop Killer, First Texas Prisoner Executed With New Batch Of Drugs
  12. ^ Andre Cole Executed In Missouri For 1998 Killing
  13. ^ Texas Executes Manuel Garza Jr. For Killing San Antonio Cop
  14. ^ Derrick Charles, Convicted Killer Who Claimed Incompetence, Executed By Texas
  15. ^ Texas Executes Lester Bower, State's Oldest Death Row Inmate Whose Guilt Was Fiercely Contested
  16. ^ Missouri Double-Murderer Richard Strong Executed Despite Pleas For Clemency
  17. ^ 'I'm ready to go home': Man convicted of beating 75-year-old auto repair shop owner to death in 2001 while on a crack binge is executed in Texas
  18. ^ "Missouri executes David Zink, convicted sex offender who abducted, brutally killed 19-year-old woman in 2001". New York Daily News. July 14, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015 – via The Associated Press.
  19. ^ Bellware, Kim (12 August 2015). "Texas Executes Cop Killer Who Sought Death Over Lawyer's Objection". Huffington Post. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  20. ^ Man executed after spending nearly 25 years on death row for kidnapping, rape and murder of 15-year-old girl in 1989
  21. ^ Kelly Gissendaner: Georgia executes first woman for 70 years despite last-minute appeals
  22. ^ Triple murderer Alfredo Prieto is executed in Virginia
  23. ^ Texas executes Juan Martin Garcia
  24. ^ 'God bless your heart': Convicted cop killer makes final statement to victim's daughter before he is executed
  25. ^ Florida executes man 30 years after he slaughtered four family members[permanent dead link]
  26. ^ "Texas executes Raphael Holiday over fire that killed three children". The Guardian. 18 November 2015. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  27. ^ Killer who raped and murdered woman he met in a nightclub is executed in silence - after he was refused a six pack of beer as his last meal and given fruit punch instead
  28. ^ Georgia inmate Brian Keith Terrell shook his head, proclaimed innocence before he was executed for 1992 murder


Preceded by
2014
   List of offenders executed   
   in the United States in   
2015
Succeeded by
2016