Brandon Astor Jones


Age: 72

Georgia man who along with his co-defendant Van Roosevelt Solomon (executed in 1985) were convicted of murdering convenience store manager Roger Tackett during a 1979 armed robbery in the Atlanta suburbs and became the fifth-oldest inmate executed in the nation on Georgia's death row.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: February 14, 1943

Died: February 3, 2016

Jackson, Georgia