J.W. Ledford, Jr.
 


 

Age: 45



Summary:
convicted murderer who was sentenced to death after being convicted of fatally stabbing his former neighbor 73-year-old Dr. Harry Johnston, Jr. during an armed robbery near his home in northwest Georgia in 1992, whose two separate attempts for reprieve and a rare legal bid to die by firing squad were rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court on the eve of his scheduled execution.




Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection



Born: December 29, 1971


 
Died: May 17, 2017



Location:
Jackson, Georgia