Robert Newland


Age: 65


Summary: Georgia man sentenced to die for the 1986 fatal stabbing of his neighbor, former national amateur diving champion Carol Sanders Beatty (27), when she refused his sexual advances and fought back after a night of heavy drinking at her St. Simons Island duplex apartment, who confessed to the murder and made several unsuccessful appeals for clemency.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: April 1943


Died: March 10, 2009


Location: Jackson, Georgia