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