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