Lezmond Mitchell

Lezmond Mitchell

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Lezmond Mitchell is a native of America who is the fourth person on death row. He was executed by lethal injection at the federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind on August 26, 2020.

Early Life

Lezmond Mitchell was born in the year 1982 in the United States of America. Lezmond follows the Christian religion and holds American nationality. At the time of Lezmond’s death, he was 38 years old. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Lezmond’s birthplace, ethnicity, parents, siblings, and early childhood life.

Looking at Lezmond’s actions, we can assume that he had a troublesome childhood during his early life. Moreover, Lezmond was very close with his uncle Asuka Mitchell. Lezmond used to catch dogs and cats by their tails and throw them off the bridges for fun during his childhood times.

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Caption: Asuka Mitchell holding a photograph of his nephew Lezmond Mitchell (Source: IndyStar)

Lezmond’s mother & father sent him to boarding school after finishing primary school. Lezmond was under the strict rules and regulations of the boarding school. Besides that, there is no other information about Lezmond’s other academic achievements.

Criminal activities

There is no information about Lezmond Mitchell’s professional career and his works. However, Lezmond is popular for his crimes committed. He was imprisoned for killing 63 years old Alyce Slim and her 9-year-old granddaughter Tiffany Lee in Arizona in the year 2001. Moreover, Lezmond was also a member of the Navajo Nation. He is the only Native American on death row in the United States. Lezmond and his partner Johny Orsinger traveled from Arizona to New Mexico on October 28, 2001.

They were planning for an armed robbery and decided to get a ride back to the Navajo nation according to court documents. Lezmond and his partner stabbed their first victim Alyce 33 times near Sawmill after receiving a ride in Alyce’s pickup truck. After that, they threw Alyce’s body into the backseat next to Alyce’s granddaughter Tiffany Lee according to sources from the Department of Justice.

Later, Lezmond drove the pickup truck into the foothills before cutting Tiffany’s throat twice. According to the Department of Justice, Lezmond admitted his crime for the murders. A panel found Lezmond guilty in cases of carjacking death, lawbreaking, first-degree murder, robbery, and kidnapping. The panel sentenced Lezmond to the death penalty for his crimes. His crime associate partner Johnny was considered immature and unentitled for the death penalty.

However, Johnny was sentenced to life imprisonment for his equal involvement in the crime. Moreover, Lezmond was 20 years old when he committed the crime. Several leaders of the Navajo Nation and activists sent previous President Donald Trump several letters requesting to change Lezmond’s death sentence. Lezmond’s lawyers asked the US Supreme Court to stop his execution on August 23, 2020. However, the Supreme Court rejected the request on the night of August 25, 2020.

Execution

Lezmond’s lawyers have one final request for mercy pending before the former President Donald Trump. During Lezmond’s execution there were no witnesses on his behalf, only media and victim family members. The execution procedures began at 6:03 pm while two government officials stood nearby to him at Indiana Federal Prison. The officials read a list of Lezmond’s convicted charges before administering a lethal injection.

The officials pronounced Lezmond dead at 6:29 pm on August 26, 2020. According to Lezmond’s lawyers, Lezmond’s case is the only time in current history that the government wanted the death penalty over the protest of a tribe when the crime was committed in ancestral land. The Navajo Nation constantly protested to the state government for following the death penalty against Lezmond.

Lezmond’s defense experts found that Lezmond has psychological and emotive problems and an unfriendly mother. Lezmond has substance abuse matters and likely ill-treated as a child. The experts also stated Lezmond was an uncertain sociopath who talked calmly about killing the girl and denied any kind of allegation about drunk at the time of the killing.

Death Penalty

Lezmond Mitchell killed 63 years old Alyce Slim and her 9-year-old granddaughter Tiffany Lee in Arizona in the year 2001. The US Supreme sentenced Lezmond to the death penalty and executed him on August 26, 2020. Due to Lezmond’s crimes, Lezmond definitely doesn’t deserve any kind of awards and achievements for his actions.

Due to the death penalty to Lezmond, the Navajo Nation protested to the state government and tried to change the death penalty.¬†There is no information about Lezmond’s professional life and his works during his life. Lezmond used to rob someones or carjack someone else vehicles for earning. The estimated net worth of Lezmond is not available.

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Caption: Protest against the death penalty of Lezmond Mitchell (Source: The Arizona Republic)

Relationship Status

As far as Lezmond’s marital status concerned, there is no detail about Lezmond’s relationship status at that time. Besides that, there is no more information regarding Lezmond’s previous relationship.

Body Measurement and Social media

Lezmond Mitchell stood at 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed 82 Kg before his death. Lezmond had black hair and dark brown eyes. Moreover, Lezmond body measurements were 44-34-40.

Lezmond Mitchell was not active on any kinds of social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.