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How many Death Row inmates have been executed in Louisiana?

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As of December 2015, 28 people had been executed in Louisiana since the reinstatement of capital punishment in 1977. Between 1607 and 1976, 631 people were executed in the state.

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Of those executed in Louisiana since the reinstatement of capital punishment, 20 died as a result of electrocution and eight died via lethal injection. The website DeathPenaltyUSA.org lists the names of those executed, the dates and methods of their executions and the county in which the executions took place. Clicking on each inmate's name leads site visitors to an information page that includes a picture of the inmate, details on the crime(s) committed, the number of victims, the date and location of the crime committed and a victim profile.

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