Ronald Gene Simmons

 

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: retired United States Air Force master sergeant and convicted mass murderer who was sentenced to death for carrying out the grisly murders of fourteen members of his entire family, including a daughter he had sexually abused and the child he had fathered with her, in one of the nation's worst mass murder of a family in U.S. history that had also killed a female law office receptionist and another man in the killing spree during over a weeklong period around Christmas 1987 outside the family's rural home in Dover, Arkansas.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: July 15, 1940

 

Died: June 25, 1990

 

Location: Varner, Arkansas