Paul Ezra Rhoades

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: Idaho serial killer and rapist who was convicted for his role in the 1987 kidnapping and murders of two women and a young man during a three-week murder spree while he was on a near-continuous methamphetamine binge, but who had vigorously appealed his case for many years to challenge Idaho's new execution protocols despite strong protests from the anti-death penalty coalition and became the first death-row inmate to be executed in the state since 1994 when convicted killer Keith Eugene Wells died by lethal injection.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: January 18, 1957

 

Died: November 18, 2011

 

Location: Boise, Idaho