Tommy Arthur


Age: 75

convicted murderer and hitman who was sentenced to death for the 1982 contract killing of Troy Wicker in Muscle Shoals, Alabama after prosecutors said that he had an affair with Wicker's wife Judy while he was in a prison work-release program at the time for the 1977 slaying of his sister-in-law and that she paid him $10,000 to kill her husband, and who was once dubbed the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row by a victims' group because he escaped execution seven times.

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

Born: December 20, 1941

Died: May 26, 2017

Atmore, Alabama