Stanley Tookie Williams



Age: 51


Summary: co-founder with Raymond Washington of the widely known and notorious Crips street gang who was convicted and sentenced to death in 1979 after he killed 7-11 store clerk Albert Owens and Taiwanese family members Tsai-Shai Yang, Yen-I Yang, and Yee Chen Li, who later became an activist while on death row and was nominated for the Nobel Prize and the Nobel Prize for literature, and who was the subject of Redemption, an award-winning film starring Jamie Foxx.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: December 29, 1953


Died: December 13, 2005


Location: San Quentin, California