20 Death Row Inmates Shocking Last Words Revealed!


Most people don’t know when they are about to die. Those on death row have plenty of time to work out what their last words are going to be.

Famous last words. It’s such a well-known phrase, but most people don’t know when they are about to die. Those on death row have plenty of time to work out what their last words are going to be. We’ve found twenty-two of the most infamous death row inmate’s last words.

22. Ted Bundy

«I’d like you to give my love to my family and friends.»

Bundy’s one of the most notorious serial killers ever caught and was executed in 1989 via the electric chair.

21. Robert Alton Harris

«You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim Reaper.»

Harris was convicted for murdering two teenage boys and was executed in 1992 via the gas chamber.

20. Rocky Barton

«I love you all, and I’m sorry for what I done. I’m sorry for killing your mom and what I done to you.»

19. Carlos Granados

«Kathy, you know I never meant to hurt you. I gave you everything, and that’s what made me so angry. But I never meant to hurt you. I’m sorry.»

Granados was convicted for killing his girlfriend and her son and died via lethal injection in 2007.

18. Roger Keith Coleman

«An innocent man is going to be murdered tonight. When my innocence is proven, I hope Americans will realize the injustice of the death penalty as all other civilized countries have.»

17. Carl Panzam

«Hurry it up, you Hoosier bastard! I could hang a dozen men while you’re screwing around!»

16. John Avalos Alba

«Okay Warden, let’s do it. I love y’all. I can taste it already. I am starting to go.»

15. Amelia Dyer

«I have nothing to say.»

Dyer was thought to have murdered over 400 children and was hung in 1896.

14. James Allen Red Dog

«The rest of you can kiss my ass.»

13. Christina Marie Riggs

«There is no way words can express how sorry I am for taking the lives of my babies. Now I can be with my babies, as I always intended.»

12. Francis Crowley

«You sons of bitches. Give my love to Mother.»

11. Jeffrey Dahmer

«I don’t care if I live or die. Go ahead and kill me.»

Dahmer raped and killed seventeen men and even ate them afterward throughout the ’80s. He was beaten to death by another inmate while waiting on death row.

10. James W Chambers

«I understand the feelings of the Oestricker family, and I ask their forgiveness…I want to stress to them that I did not go down there that night to harm Jerry. I deeply regret how it turned out.»

9. James French

«How’s this for a headline? ‘French Fries.»

8. James Jackson

«See you all on the other side. Warden, murder me … I’m ready to roll. Time to get this party started.»

7. George Appel

«Well, gentlemen, you are about to see a baked Appel.»

6. John Wayne Gacy

«Kiss my ass.»

Over 6 years in the ’80s, Gacy killed 33 men. He was executed by lethal injection in 1994.

5. Timothy McVeigh

«I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.»

McVeigh was responsible for one of the biggest terrorist attacks in the US before 9/11. He killed over 150 people in the Oklahoma City bombing and injured over 600. He was executed by lethal injection in 2001.

4. Erskine Childers

«Take a step forward lads. It will be easier that way»

Childers was executed by firing squad in 1922 after smuggling guns into Ireland in support of the republican cause in the Irish civil war.

3. Peter Kürten

«Tell me. After my head has been chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment, the sound of my own blood gushing from the stump of my neck? That would be a pleasure to end all pleasures.»

Kürten raped and killed 60 people in Germany and admitted to drinking the blood of at least one victim. He was executed via guillotine in 1931.

2. Jose Villegas

«It does kinda burn. Goodbye»

1. Aileen Wuornos

«I’d just like to say I’m sailing with the rock, and I’ll be back like Independence Day, with Jesus, June 6th. Like the movie, big mother ship and all. I’ll be back.»

Wuornos shot and killed 7 men in 1989 after hitchhiking a lift from them. She was executed in 2002 by lethal injection.