Richard Albert Leavitt

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: Idaho drifter convicted in the 1993 stabbing death and mutilation of acquaintance Danette Elg who had viciously stabbed the victim over 15 times including the slashing removal of her sexual organs and whose motivation for the gruesome slaying in one of Idaho's first high-profile murder cases was never completely understood despite his previous claims of innocence.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: November 12, 1958

 

Died: June 12, 2012

 

Location: Boise, Idaho