Arkansas set to send seven men to oblivion

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Jack Harold Jones Jr.

Williams — serving a life sentence — escaped from jail and murdered an elderly man in his garden in 1999. He later confessed to another murder.
Johnson — who also says he’s innocent — will face ultimate justice for beating to death Carol Heath in 1993 as her two kids slept.

Kenneth Dewayne Williams

Jones — also convicted of a Florida sex slaying — raped and strangled single mom Mary Phillips to death on June 6, 1995.

29, 2005 for the sex slaying of Julie Heath, 18. The last man executed was Eric Nance on Nov.

Williams and Marcel W. McGehee, Bruce Earl Ward, Kenneth D. (GETTY IMAGES) Williams. This combination of pictures obtained from the Arkansas Department of Correction and created on March 17, 2017 shows death row inmates (from left, top) Don William Davis, Stacey Eugene Johnson, Jack Harold Jones and Ledelle Lee; (from left, bottom) Jason F. McGehee’s life has since been spared.

Arkansas is in a race against the clock: The small southern state wants to execute seven killers in 11 days.


Age: 46

Marcel Wayne Williams

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Here are the men Arkansas wants to kill:

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Ward strangled to death gas station clerk Rebecca Doss, 18, in 1989. He was nabbed by cops at the scene.
Davis was sentenced to death for the 1990 execution-style murder of Jane Daniels, 62, during a heist gone awry.

Ledell Lee

Stacey Eugene Johnson

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Lee will ride the gurney for the 1993 slaying of Debra Reese, who was beaten to death with a tire iron in her Little Rock home. He claims he’s innocent.
Bruce Earl Ward

The reason? The state’s stock of lethal injection drugs’ best-before date is May 1. Three white men and four black men will get the needle to oblivion.

Age: 38

Williams will die for the rape, murder and kidnapping of Stacy Rae Errickson, 22, who was snatched from a suburban Little Rock gas station in 1994.