Billy Bailey


Age: 49


Summary: convicted murderer who became only the third person to be hanged in the United States as a capital punishment since the death penalty was reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976 when he was found guilty for the double murders of elderly couple Gilbert and Clara Lambertson during an apparent alcohol-fueled home invasion robbery spree at their farmhouse in 1979.



Cause of Death: Executed by hanging


Born: January 1947


Died: January 25, 1996


Location: Smyrna, Delaware