It’s difficult to put yourself in the shoes of someone who is about to die. Especially if that person knows he’s about to die. But it’s also difficult to imagine saying any of these last words.
1. Aileen Wuornos
Executed: October 9, 1992 in Florida for seven different murders.
2. Robert Charles Comer
Executed: May 22, 2007 in Arizona for the murder of his two neighbors.
3. Barbara Graham
Executed: June 3, 1955 in California for murder. She was the third woman in California to be executed in the gas chamber.
4. Robert Alton Harris
Executed: April 21, 1992 in California for the murder of two teenage boys.
5. James Jackson
Executed: February 7, 2007 in Texas for the murder of his wife and two daughters.
6. George Engel
Executed: He was hanged November 11, 1887 in Chicago after the Haymarket riot.
7. John Wayne Gacy
Executed: May 10, 1994 in Illinois after being convicted of murdering at least 33 teenage boys and young men.
8. Thomas J. Grasso
Executed: March 20, 1995 in Oklahoma for the murder of an elderly man and woman in Oklahoma and New York.
9. James Donald French
Executed: August 10, 1966 in Oklahoma after kidnapping and murdering a hostage then murdering his cellmate while in prison.
10. Sean Flannagan
Executed: June 23, 1989 by lethal injection after the murder of two homosexuals in Las Vegas.
11. George Appel
Executed: In the electric chair for the murder of a police officer in 1928 in New York City.
12. Mario Murphy
Executed: September 17, 1997 in Virginia for the murder of a US border officer.
Rob is a comedy writer based in Kentucky. You have definitely read a lot of what he has written.