Ronnie Lee Gardner



Age: 49


Summary: Utah convicted murderer who was sentenced to death for murdering a man in a botched courthouse escape attempt in 1985 who was the third execution by firing squad in Utah (the only state still using that form of punishment) since 1976 when the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty.



Cause of Death: Executed by firing squad


Born: January 16, 1961


Died: June 18, 2010


Location: Salt Lake City, Utah