Billy Ray Irick

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: convicted murderer who was sentenced to death for the 1985 brutal rape and murder of 7-year-old Paula Dyer in Knoxville, Tennessee after he had been living with Dyer's family for over a year and was babysitting five of the family's children on the night of the girl's murder.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: August 26, 1958

 

Died: August 9, 2018

 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee