Kent Sprouse


Age: 42

convicted cop killer who was sentenced to death for the October 2002 shotgun murders of 28-year-old police officer Harry "Marty" Steinfeldt III and 38-year-old customer Pedro Moreno during a shootout outside a convenience store at a Dallas-area gas station, and who became the first inmate executed using chemicals from a new batch of drugs secured after a shortage of the necessary lethal injection chemicals threatened to stall executions in the nation's most prolific death penalty state.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: August 9, 1972

Died: April 9, 2015

Huntsville, Texas