James Colburn


Age: 43


Summary: paranoid schizophrenic convicted in the 1994 rape and murder of 55-year-old Peggy Murphy whom he picked up hitchhicking, and whose pending execution had brought strong protests from the anti-death penalty coalition.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: February 29, 1960


Died: March 26, 2003


Location: Huntsville, Texas