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