John Blackwelder



Age: 49


Summary: Florida convict who while serving a life sentence for sexually assaulting a child strangled fellow inmate Raymond Wigley, 39, a convicted murderer, to death for the sole purpose of getting a first-degree murder charge and death sentence, all in an effort to avoid serving life in prison.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: December 10, 1954


Died: May 26, 2004


Location: Starke, Florida