Christina Riggs

 

 

Age: 28

 

Summary: Arkansas woman convicted of the 1997 murders of her two preschool-aged children, Justin and Shelby Riggs, in their beds during an apparent suicide attempt at the family's suburban Little Rock, Arkansas home who was the fifth woman executed in the United States since the reinstatement of death penalty in 1976, and who also became the first woman executed in Arkansas in more than 150 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: September 2, 1971

 

Died: May 2, 2000

 

Location: Varner, Arkansas