Wesley Allen Mercer
Summary of Offense:
Sepulvado has been on death row in Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola since being convicted in 1993 of beating and scalding to death his six-year-old stepson, Wesley Allen Mercer, the previous year. Sepulvado starved Mercer and hit him in the head with a screwdriver before immersing the unconscious child in a tub of scalding water. Mercer died hours later.