Using sex and promises of money, Teresa Lewis persuaded two men to kill her
husband and stepson
in a failed effort to gain $250,000 in life
Teresa Lewis on Death Row.
Police officers gather around the scene of the
crime. Lewis was sentenced to die after she was convicted
arranging the killings of her husband and a stepson over a $250,000
The gunmen, Matthew Shallenberger (right) and
Rodney Fuller, were sentenced to life terms.
suicide in prison in 2006
Kathy Clifton, Julian's daughter and Lewis'
stepdaughter, witnessed the execution. She said she believes in
redemption - but is not sure if her step-mother will find it: 'I
can't say one way or the other with her.'
Pronounced dead: A medical examiners truck leaves
the Greensville Correctional Center
after the execution of Teresa
Death penalty protesters outside Greensville
Correctional Centre in Jarratt, Virginia, where Teresa Lewis was
executed and pronounced dead at 9:13pm on 23 September 2010.
Photograph: AP Photo/Steve Helber
Execution scene: Greensville Correctional Center
in Jarratt in which Teresa Lewis died.
Death bed: The execution chamber at Greensville
Correctional Center in Jarratt in which Teresa Lewis died.
Teresa Lewis paid for her husband Julian Lewis (right)
and his son Charles to be murder.