Desmond Carter

 

 

Age: 35

 

Summary: North Carolina man who was convicted of the 1992 murder of his 71-year-old neighbor Helen Purdy in order to steal $15 from her to buy crack cocaine.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: October 15, 1967

 

Died: December 10, 2002

 

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina