Frank Atwood, who was convicted of murder in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl, was put to death on Wednesday, 8 June 2022.
He was born in 1956 and lived in Arizona. Atwood’s mother was Jewish and fled Austria in 1939 to escape the Nazis.
Atwood was baptized in the Greek Orthodox Christian church.
Frank was convicted in 1975 in California for lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under 14.
He was convicted in 1987 of the kidnapping and murder of Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, whose body was found in the Tucson desert seven months after she first disappeared from her house.
Atwood has been on death row in Arizona for over 35 years, as his lawyers repeatedly tried to stay his execution.
Debbie Carlson, the victim’s mother, was present at the execution of Frank Atwood.
Frank has always claimed innocence.
Frank Atwood Wife: Was Frank Atwood Married?
Yes, Frank Atwood was married. He married the then 29-year-old Rachel Lee Tenny, while incarcerated on December 17, 1991.
The couple did not know to have any children.