Lawrence Russell Brewer



Age: 44


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