Jack Alderman

 

 

Age: 57

 

Summary: Georgia man who along with accomplice John Arthur Brown (d. 2000) were convicted of the 1974 beating, drowning, and choking death of his wife Barbara Alderman after dumping her body in a creek near her family's Chatman County home to collect $20,000 in life insurance money, and whose conviction was overturned by a federal appeals court, but he was convicted in a second trial in 1984 and became one of the longest-serving (almost 35 years) death row inmates in Georgia's history.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: May 29, 1951

 

Died: September 16, 2008

 

Location: Jackson, Georgia