Since the Supreme Court lifted the ban on capital punishment in 1976, 15 women have been executed.
Wednesday night marked the most recent.
Lisa Coleman, 38, underwent lethal injection in Texas for the torture and starvation death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son.
Since 1903, more than 50 women have been executed in the country. By comparison, since 1976, almost 1,400 men have been put to death.
Here is the full list of the women in the United States who have paid the ultimate price for their crimes.