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11 December 2002 – Jay Wesley Neill

Posted in Death penalty, Lethal injection with tags , , , , on December 11 by Old Sparky

Jay Wesley Neill

Jay Wesley Neill

Jay Wesley Neill was executed by lethal injection for a cold blooded killing spree during a bank robbery.

Aged just 19 when he carried out the crime, Neill frenziedly stabbed and slit the throats of two female bank employees, while he stabbed another 27 times, nearly beheading her despite her being 6 months pregnant, He then shot a customer dead and wounded three others.

His sentence was at one point overturned, but a new trial in 1992 re-sentenced him to death and he was finally executed, aged 37, in Oklahoma.

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