CURIOSITY #8 - Ronnie Lee Gardner

Updated: Jun 23, 2021


Since 1976, only 3 prisoners have been executed by a firing squad. All three of them were put to death in Utah. This is one of their stories. Ronnie Lee Gardner was born into an abusive house and lived a childhood so horrible, it might be hard to believe. This unfit childhood set him on a path of crime and, eventually, murder.



Sources:

https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=49705008&itype=CMSID


https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/36000/amr510392010en.pdf


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronnie_Lee_Gardner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_atonement


https://murderpedia.org/male.G/g1/gardner-ronnie-lee.htm







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