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15 Chilling Requests from Murderers on Death Row


As a matter of custom, inmates on Death Row are allowed to request a final meal before execution. Here are some interesting–and chilling–requests from killers who were about to eat for the last time in their lives.

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Ronnie Lee Gardner

Gardner was convicted on two counts of murder and met his end by firing squad in Utah in 2010. He ate a last meal of steak, lobster, apple pie, vanilla ice cream and 7-Up soda. Gardner then fasted for 48 hours while he watched “The Lord of the Rings” movies.

Ronnie Lee Gardner