Sammy Crystal Perkins

 

 

Age: 51

 

Summary: North Carolina man sentenced to die for the 1992 rape and murder of 7-year-old Lashenna "Jo Jo" Moore, the granddaughter of his girlfriend, whose execution had been contested on the grounds that the lethal injection method was inhumane.

 

 

Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection

 

Born: October 1, 1953

 

Died: October 8, 2004

 

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina