Richard Drinkard

richard drinkard

Richard Drinkard, convicted of killing three people with a hammer in 1985, was executed May 19th, 1997.

“Killing me is not going to bring back anybody, and I don’t think it’s gonna remove any of the hatred from those people’s hearts…. In turn, my family suffers, and the cycle continues.”

— Richard Drinkard
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“In here some inmates judge others by the crime. I don’t have no respect for somebody who shoots someone with a gun — doesn’t take any balls.”

— Richard Drinkard
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