Currently Sentenced to Death

Defendant DOC# Race Victim Race Crime Committed Original Sentencing Date County
Dayva Cross 826740 W 3A 3/6/99 6/22/01 King
Cecil Davis 920371 B 1A 1/25/97 2/23/98 Pierce
Clark Elmore 128478 W 1W 4/17/95 5/3/96 Whatcom
Jonathan Gentry 947110 B 1W 6/13/88 7/22/91 Kitsap
Allen Eugene Gregory 795777 B 7/27/96 5/15/12 Pierce
Conner Michael Schierman 340719 W 4W 7/16/06 5/5/10 King
Byron Scherf 287281 W 1W 1/29/11 5/13/13 Snohomish
Dwayne Woods 978623 B 2W 4/27/96 7/23/97 Spokane
Robert Yates 817529 W 2W ’97 – ’98 10/9/02 Pierce

Death Penalty Sentences Reversed in Washington State

Name Reason Reversed Final Outcome
Dwayne Bartholomew Constitutional Error Life Without Parole
Gary Benn State Withheld Exculpatory Evidence Life Without Parole
James Brett Ineffective Counsel Life Without Parole
Cal Brown (2) Erroneously Excluded a Juror Death sentence reinstated; executed
Richard Clark Trial Court Error Life Without Parole
Cecil Davis Trial Court Error Re-sentenced to death, 2012
Charles Finch Trial Court Error Life Without Parole
Michael Furman Statutory: Cannot Execute a Minor Life Without Parole
Benjamin Harris Ineffective Counsel/Wrongly Accused Exonerated, released
Patrick Jeffries Jury Misconduct Life Without Parole
Brian Lord Ineffective Counsel Life Without Parole
Sammie Luvene Prosecutorial Error Life Without Parole
Kwan Fai “Willie” Mak Ineffective Counsel Life Without Parole
Henry Marshall Trial Court Error Life Without Parole
Blake Pirtle Ineffective Counsel Life Without Parole
David Rice Not Present at Part of Own Trial Life Without Parole
Michael Roberts Error in Jury Instruction Life Without Parole
Mitchell Rupe Trial Court Error Life Without Parole
Darold Stenson Brady Violation Pending Retrial – no longer a death penalty case
Covell Thomas Error in Jury Instruction Life Without Parole

Executions

The Washington Department of Corrections maintains a list of those who have been executed since 1904.

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