Discover 10 special last meals of death row inmates before execution
Just imagine you were on death row, what would you pick for your last meal? The choice can range from gluttonous and extravagant to extremely simple dishes. Let’s discover what 10 notorious criminals ate for their last meals through Henry Hargreaves’s photos. Henry managed to capture the very last ‘supper’ of vicious criminals and tried to identify with them through the common denominator of food.
1. Victor Feguer
Victor Feguer, 28, from Florida, was sentenced to lethal injection for kidnap and murder. Feguer asked for a single olive with the pit in it.
Timothy McVeigh, 33 years old, Indiana. Timothy was the American terrorist behind the Oklahoma City bombing then was put to death in Indiana by lethal injection at the age of 33. He was sentenced to death for 168 counts of murder.
For his last meal, McVeigh requested two pints of mint chocolate chip ice cream
3. John Wayne Gacy
John Wayne Gacy, 52 years old, Illinois. Sentenced to lethal injection for rape and 33 counts of murder. Twelve fried shrimp, bucket of original recipe KFC*, french fries and one pound of strawberries.
*Prior to being convicted, Gacy had managed three KFC restaurants.
4. Ricky Ray Rector
Ricky Ray Rector, 42 years old, Arkansas. Sentenced to lethal injection for 2 counts of murder. Steak, fried chicken, cherry kool-aid and pecan pie. He left the pecan pie, telling a guard he was ‘saving it for later.
5. Angel Nieves Diaz
Angel Nieves Diaz, 55 years old, Florida. Sentenced to lethal injection for murder, kidnapping and armed robbery. Declined a meal. Was served the regular prison meal instead, but declined this also.
6. Stephen Anderson
Stephen Anderson, 49 years old, California. Sentenced to lethal injection for burglary, assault, escaped prison and 7 counts of murder. Two grilled cheese sandwiches, pint of cottage cheese, hominy/corn mixture, pecan pie, chocolate chip ice cream and radishes.
7. Ted Bundy
Ted Bundy, 43 years old, Florida, one of the most notorious serial killers in American history, was put to death in Florida by electric chair at the age of 43. He was sentenced to death for rape, necrophilia, jail break , and more than 35 counts of murder.
Bundy declined a special meal, so was given the traditional last meal: steak cooked medium-rare, eggs over easy, hash browns, toast with butter and jelly, milk, and juice.
8. Ronnie Lee Gardner
Ronnie Lee Gardner, 49 years old, Utah. Sentenced to death by firing squad for burglary, robbery and 2 counts of murder. Lobster tail, steak, apple pie and vanilla ice cream. All to be eaten while watching The Lord of The Rings trilogy.
9. Allen Lee ‘tiny’ Davis
Allen Lee ‘tiny’ Davis, 54 years old, Florida. Sentenced to the electric chair for robbery and 3 counts of murder. Lobster tail, fried potatoes, half pound of fried shrimps, six ounces of fried clams, half loaf of garlic bread and 32 ounces of A&W root beer.
10. Teresa Lewis
Teresa Lewis was executed in Virginia by lethal injection at the age of 41. She was sentenced to death for murder, conspiracy, and robbery.For her last meal, Lewis requested fried chicken, peas with butter, apple pie, and a Dr Pepper.