POLITICS

Tracking The Next To Die

Looking back, we know quite a bit about who has been put to death in the United States. We know that the last person to be executed wasRoderick Nunley, who died eight days ago from lethal injection inMissouri. We have records that show he was the 1,414th person to have been executed since 1976. In fact, since executions resumed that year following a four-year suspension imposed by the Supreme Court, we know many specifics including race, age, sex and other information about those who have paid the ultimate price for their crimes.

 

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