U.S. executions in 2017.
Numbering is from the first post-Furman execution, that of Gary Gilmore in Utah on January 17, 1977.
The USA executed 20 men in 6 states during 2016, down from 28 in 7 states in 2015. 
All executions during 2016 were by lethal injection.
Texas carried out 7 executions, Missouri 1, Georgia 9, Alabama 2, and Florida 1.
31 states have death penalty statutes as 1 July, 2016 and 2,905 inmates were on death row at this time in 35 states and the Federal Government. 
All executions are carried out for 1st degree murder and are by lethal injection unless otherwise indicated after the prisoner's name.
30 people were sentenced to death in the USA during 2016, down from 49 in 2016.

(E = electrocution, G = lethal gas, H = hanging, S = shooting)
Prisoner details (f) = female, (v) = volunteered for execution.

No.

Date

State

Name

Crime/victims

1443

01/11

Texas

Christopher Wilkins

2 - drug related

1444

01/18

Virginia

Ricky Javon Gray

4 - robbery/murder

1445

01/26

Texas

Terry Edwards

2 - robbery/murder

1446

01/31

Missouri

Mark Christeson

3 - robbery/rape/murder (2 children)

1447

03/07

Texas

Rolando Ruiz

1 - contract killing

1448

03/14

Texas

James Eugene Bigby

2 - revenge killings

1449

04/20

Arkansas

Ledell Lee

1 - robbery/murder

1450

04/24

Arkansas

Jack Jones Marcel Williams

1 - rape murder

1451

04/24

Arkansas

Marcel Williams

1 - rape murder

1452

04/27

Arkansas

Kenneth Williams

2 - cheerleader and farmer in robbery

1453

05/17

Georgia

J.W. Ledford

1 - robbery/murder

1454

05/25

Alabama

Thomas Arthur

1 - contract killing

1455

06/08

Alabama

Robert Melson

3 - robbery/murder

1456

07/06

Virginia

William C. Morva

2 - attempting to escape

1457

07/26

Ohio

Ronald Phillips

1 - rape/murder of child

1458

07/27

Texas

TaiChin Preyor

1 - robbery/murder

1459

08/24

Florida

Mark Asay

2 - racially motivated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listings of all executions in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 and 2016