Frances Newton



Age: 40


Summary: Texas woman convicted of the fatal shootings of her husband Adrian and two children Alton, 7, and Farrah, 21 months, in 1987 who became the third woman and the first black woman executed in the state since capital punishment resumed in 1982.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: April 12, 1965


Died: September 14, 2005


Location: Huntsville, Texas