Lawrence Russell Brewer
Summary: white supremacist gang member who was convicted of the infamous 1989 dragging death slaying of 49-year-old James Byrd, Jr. (who was black), in which the victim was chained to the back of a pickup truck and pulled whiplike to his death along a bumpy asphalt road in one of the most grisly hate crime murders in recent Texas history.
Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection
Born: March 13, 1967
Died: September 21, 2011
Location: Huntsville, Texas