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Below is a list of capital cases that have, at one point, neared their execution date. This is not a complete list of defendants on death row. For that list, please visit the Department of Correction's Death Row page. We have compiled the recent filings in each of these cases, however, the files here are not to be construed as the complete record of the proceedings in these cases.
Byron Lewis BlackTony V. Carruthers
Henry Eugene HodgesDonald Ray MiddlebrooksDavid Earl Miller
Farris Genner MorrisHarold Wayne NicholsPervis T. PayneChrista Gail PikeAbu-Ali Abdur'Rahman
Oscar Franklin SmithGary Wayne Sutton
Executions that have been carried out
Nicholas Todd Sutton
Cecil C. Johnson, Jr.Steve HenleyDaryl HoltonPhilip WorkmanSedley AlleyRobert Glen Coe
Billy Ray IrickEdmund ZagorskiDonnie JohnsonStephen Michael West
Lee Hall a/k/a Leroy Hall, Jr.
Edward HarbisonGaile OwensMika'eel Abdullah Abdus-Samad aka Michael Joe Boyd
Paul HouseDied of Natural Causes
Stephen Lynn HugueleyOlen E. HutchisonPaul Dennis ReidDonald Wayne StrouthGregory ThompsonRicky ThompsonCharles Walton Wright