Terry Short


Age: 47


Summary: Oklahoma man convicted in the 1995 death of Japanese exchange student Ken Yamamoto when he fire-bombed the apartment of a former girlfriend (who escaped), but the flames spread to Yamamoto's apartment and he died from his burns, in which Oklahoma became the sixth state to resume executions since the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a moratorium on capital punishment.



Cause of Death: Executed by lethal injection


Born: August 22, 1960


Died: June 17, 2008


Location: McAlester, Oklahoma