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