Andrew Howard Brannan
Facts of the Crime:
Sentenced to death for murdering Deputy Kyle Dinkheller in Laurens County during a speeding incident in January 1998. At first, Brannon ignored Dinkheller's commands. he attacked the deputy and a scuffle ensured. Brannan went back to his car and took an M-1 carbine from under the seat. Brannan systematically, methodically shot Dinkheller in the arms and legs: exposed areas that would not be covered had Dinkheller been wearing a bulletproof vest, slowly executing him. Reloading his weapon, Brannan continued firing with the final death shot to Dinkheller’s right eye.