6 January 2004 – Charles Laverne Singleton
Charles Laverne Singleton was sentenced to death for cutting the life of a 19-year-old woman short.
He was executed for murdering Arkansas store owner Mary Lou York, in June 1979. She bled to death after Singleton stabbed her in the neck with a knife.
The 43-year-old was executed for his crime by lethal injection in 2004. He’d been on death row for over 24 years.