Brian Darrell Davis was executed by the state of Oklahoma on June 25, 2013. Brian was pronounced dead at 6:25 pm CDT, inside of the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. Brian was 39 years of age. He was executed for the rape and murder of 52-year-old Josephine “Jody” Haley Sanford, which occurred during the early morning hours of November 4, 2001, in Brian’s Poca City, Oklahoma apartment. Jody was the mother of Brian’s girlfriend Stacey Sanford. Brian stole Jody’s van after stabbing her to death.
Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Jody Sanford. Please pray for the family of Brian Davis. Brian recited several Bible verses as part of his final statement.