U.S. executions in 2011.
Numbering is from the first post-Furman execution, that of Gary Gilmore in Utah on January 17, 1977.
A total of 43 executions were carried out in 13 states during 2011, all by lethal injection, down from 46 executions in 12 states during 2010.
34 states have death penalty statutes as 1/1/2012. Illinois abolished the death penalty during 2011 and the Oregon governor placed a moratorium on executions while he remains in office.
78 people were sentenced to death during 2011, the lowest number ever.

All executions are carried out for 1st degree murder and use lethal injection unless otherwise indicated after the prisoner's name.
(E = electrocution, G = lethal gas, H = hanging, S = shooting)
Prisoner details (f) = female, (v) = volunteered for execution.

No.

Date

State

Name

Crime

1235

01/06

Oklahoma

Billy Don Alverson

1 robbery/murder

1236

01/11

Oklahoma

Jeffrey David Matthews

1 robbery/murder

1237

01/13

Alabama

Leroy White

1 wife

1238

01/25

Georgia

Emmanuel Hammond

1 rape/murder

1239

02/09

Missouri

Martin Link

1 rape/murder

1240

02/15

Texas

Michael Wayne Hall

1 - kidnap murder

1241

02/17

Ohio

Frank Spisak

3 - racially motivated

1242

02/22

Texas

Timothy Wayne Adams

1 - his son

1243

03/10

Ohio

Johnnie Baston

1 robbery/murder

1244

03/29

Arizona

Eric John King

2 robbery/murder

1245

03/31

Alabama

William Glen Boyd

2 robbery/murder

1246

04/12

Ohio

Clarence Carter

1 - cellmate

1247

05/03

Texas

Cary Kerr

1 rape/murder

1248

05/06

South Carolina

Jeffrey Motts (v)

1 - cellmate

1249

05/10

Mississippi

Benny Joe Stevens

4 - family

1250

05/17

Ohio

Daniel Lee Bedford

2 - ex girlfriend & her new boyfriend

1251

05/17

Mississippi

Rodney Gray

1 robbery/murder

1252

05/19

Alabama

Jason Oric Williams

4 - shooting spree

1253

05/25

Arizona

Donald Edward Beaty

1 rape/murder

1254

06/01

Texas

Gayland Bradford

1 robbery/murder

1255

06/16

Texas

Lee Andrew Taylor

1 - cellmate

1256

06/16

Alabama

Eddie Duval Powell

1 rape/murder

1257

06/21

Texas

Milton Mathis

2 -drug related

1258

06/23

Georgia

Roy Blankenship

1 rape/murder

1259

06/30

Arizona

Richard Lynn Bible

1 rape/murder

1260

07/07

Texas

Humberto Leal Jr.

1 rape/murder

1261

07/19

Arizona

Thomas West

1 robbery/murder

1262

07/20

Texas

Mark Anthony Stroman

2 - revenge

1263

07/21

Georgia

Andrew Grant DeYoung

3 - family members

1264

07/29

Delaware

Robert Jackson III

1 robbery/murder

1265

08/10

Texas

Martin Robles

2 - gang related

1266

08/18

Virginia

Jerry Terrell Jackson

1 rape/murder

1267

09/03

Texas

Steven Michael Woods

2 -drug related

1268

09/21

Texas

Lawrence Russell Brewer

1 racial hate crime

1269

09/21

Georgia

Troy Davis

1 police officer

1270

09/22

Alabama

Derrick O. Mason

1 robbery/murder

1271

09/28

Florida

Manuel Valle

1 police officer

1272

10/21

Alabama

Christopher T. Johnson (v)

1- infant son

1273

10/27

Texas

Frank Garcia

2 wife and police officer

1274

11/15

Ohio

Reginald Brooks

3 his children

1275

11/15

Florida

Oba Chandler

3 rape/murder of a woman & her two daughters

1276

11/16

Texas

Guadalupe Esparza

1 rape/murder of child

1277

11/18

Idaho

Paul Ezra Rhoades

3 rape/murder

 

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