Summary: Kentucky death row inmate who had been the youngest person in the United States to be sentenced to death when he had been convicted for the 1978 murder of 7-year-old Donna Knox at the age 15, which led to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling calling the execution of defendants younger than 18 a cruel and unusual punishment before the Kentucky Supreme Court reversed his sentenced and conviction in 1983 due to witness testimony that was deemed unreliable.
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Born: October 21, 1963
Died: October 21, 2010
Location: Crystal City, Missouri