Who Is The Next Inmate To Be Executed?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There are a total of 61 inmates on death row in Tennessee. Billy Ray Irick won't be the last inmate to be put to death and the next will likely be Edmond Zagorski on Oct. 11.

Edmond Zagorski - October 11

The Tennessee Supreme Court scheduled Zagorski's execution back in January. 

He was convicted of robbing two men then shooting them and slitting their throats in 1983. The victims had planned to buy marijuana from Zagorski.

David Earl Miller - December 6

The Tennessee Supreme Court scheduled David Earl Miller's execution for December 6. Miller was convicted of murdering a mentally disabled young woman.

Tennessee Death Row Overview

There are currently a total of 61 inmates on death row: 60 males and 1 female - 31 White, 28 African Americans, 1 Hispanic, 1 Asian

A majority of the state's death row inmates are from Shelby County, 27 to be exact. Others are as follows: Davidson (6), Knox (6), and Hamilton (3)

Oldest on Death Row:
Leonard Jasper Young, 1/22/45, 72 years old
Convicted in Shelby County
On Death Row since November 2002

Only Female on Death Row:
Christa Pike, 3/10/76, 41 years old
Convicted in Knox County
On Death Row since March 1996

Youngest Male on Death Row:
Urshawn Miller, 1/06/89, 29 years old
Convicted in Madison County
On Death Row since March 2018

Longest Time on Death Row:
David Miller, 7/16/57, 60 years old
Convicted in Knox County
On Death Row since March 1982

Last Person Sentenced to Death Row:
Urshawn Miller, 1/06/89, 29 years old
Convicted in Madison County
On Death Row since March 2018

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