Benny Stevens, Mississippi
Mississippi executed Benny Joe Stevens on May 10, 2011. Benny was pronounced dead at 6:22 pm local time, inside the execution chamber at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Mississippi. Benny was 52 years of age and convicted of several murders. He murdered his 38-year-old ex-wife Glenda Reid; her new husband 38-year-old Wesley Lee Reid; Glenda’s 11-year-old stepson Dylan Lee; and Dylan’s friend 12-year-old Heath Pounds. The murders occurred on October 18, 1998, in Foxworth, Mississippi. Benny also shot his and Glenda’s 16-year-old daughter, Erica. Erica survived her injuries. For the last 12 years of his life, Benny was on Mississippi’s death row.
Benny was allegedly depressed and abused drugs and alcohol.
Please pray for peace and healing for the families of Glenda, Wesley and Dylan Reid, and Heath Pounds. Pray for peace and healing for Erica. Please pray for the family of Benny.
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