Ernest Basden

 

 

 

Age: 50

 

Summary: North Carolina convicted murderer who in 1992 was hired by Sylvia White to kill her husband Billy for $300, who shot him point blank after Sylvia lured him to a remote logging road, and who later confessed to the murder (Sylvia White was sentenced to life in prison but is eligible for parole in 2004).

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: November 18, 1952

 

Died: December 6, 2002

 

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina