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