Friday, April 19, 2024

Henry Jackson, Jr., Executed in Mississippi

Henry Jackson, Jr., Mississippi

Henry JacksonMississippi executed Henry Curtis Jackson, Jr., on June 5, 2012. Henry was pronounced dead at 6:13 pm local time, inside the execution chamber at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Mississippi. Henry was 47 years of age. He was convicted and executed for the murder of his two nieces, 2-year-old Shunterica Lonnett Jackson and 5-year-old Dominique Devro, and his two nephews, 3-year-old Antonio Terrell Jackson and 2-year-old Andrew Odutola Kuyoro, Jr.

The murder of the four children occurred in Greenwood, Mississippi, at the home of Henry’s sister on November 1, 1990. Henry’s sister Regina, and his 11-year-old niece Sarah, were stabbed but survived their injuries. Henry spent the last 20 years of his life on Mississippi’s death row.

As a child, Henry received numerous head injuries from sports and work. As an adult, Henry often helped his mother financially before his arrest.

Please pray for peace and healing for the entire family.

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