Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Innocent people that have been executed in the United States?

List of possible innocent persons executed in the United States. I discovered these cases through research for my paper Killing Innocents.

In a few hours, we may add Troy Davis (GA) to this list.

Brian K. Baldwin (AL)
Cornelius Singleton (AL)
Freddie Lee Wright (AL)
Thomas M. Thompson (CA)
Lena Baker (GA)
Wayne Felker (GA)
Larry Eugene Moon (GA)
James Adams (FL)
Willie Jasper Darden, Jr. (FL)
Leo Jones (FL)
Amos King (FL)
Frank Lee Smith, died on death row (FL)
Jesse Talfero (FL)
Girvies Davis (IL)
Bridget Bishop (MA)
George Burrows (MA)
Martha Carrier (MA)
Giles Corey (MA)
Lyndia Dustin, died in prison (MA)
Mary Eastey (MA)
Ann Foster, died in prison (MA)
Sarah Good (MA)
Elizabeth How (MA)
George Jacobs, Sr. (MA)
Susannah Martin (MA)
Rebecca Nurse (MA)
Sarah Osborne, died in prison (MA)
Alice Parker (MA)
Mary Parker (MA)
John Procter (MA)
Ann Pudeater (MA)
Wilmott Reed (MA)
Ferdinando Nicola Sacco (MA)
Margaret Scott (MA)
Roger Toothaker, died in prison (MA)
Bartolomeo Vanzetti (MA)
Samuel Wardwell (MA)
Sarah Wilds (MA)
John Willard (MA)
Larry Griffin (MO)
Roy Michael Roberts (MO)
R. Mead Shumway (NE)
Killing Innocents 17
Malcolm Rent Johnson (OK)
Thomas Griffin (SC)
Meeks Griffin (SC)
Odell Barnes, Jr. (TX)
James Beathard (TX)
Charles Anthony Boyd (TX)
Ruben Cantu (TX)
David Castillo (TX)
Clyde Coleman (TX)
Carlos DeLuna (TX)
Robert Nelson Drew (TX)
James Otto Earhart (TX)
Troy Dale Farris (TX)
Gary Graham a/k/a Shaka Sankofa (TX)
Lionel Torres Herrara (TX)
Jerry Lee Hogue (TX)
Jesse Jacobs (TX)
Carl Johnson (TX)
Richard Wayne Jones (TX)
Davis Losada (TX)
Robert Madden (TX)
Justin Lee May (TX)
Frank Basil McFarland (TX)
Kenneth Ray Ransom (TX)
Charles Rector (TX)
David Spence (TX)
David Stoker (TX)
Martin Vega (TX)
Cameron Todd Willingham (TX)
Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (US)
Julius Rosenberg (US)
Joseph O’Dell (VA)

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