John Clayton Smith
Summary: Missouri convicted murderer who in 1997 stabbed to death his 22-year-old former girlfriend Brandie Kearnes with her infant daughter only a few feet away (she managed to write "It was Joh---" on the floor in her own blood before dying), and then killed her 51-year-old stepfather Wayne Hoewing.
Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection
Born: March 1, 1962
Died: October 29, 2003
Location: Potosi, Missouri