James Earl Reed


Age: 49

South Carolina man who was convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's parents Joseph and Barbara Lafayette in 1994 whose execution had been put on hold as defense attorneys successfully obtained a stay from a federal judge, only to see it vacated by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, but their attempt to get the U.S. Supreme Court to block the execution was later denied.

Cause of Death: Executed by electric chair

Born: November 26, 1958

Died: June 20, 2008

Columbia, South Carolina