Black Women on Death Row
Andrea Jackson
Antoinette Frank
Carolyn King
Carlette Parker
Catherine Thompson
Celeste Carrington
Donetta Hill
Dora Wright
Frances Newton
Kenisha Berry
Lagayle Kimberly McCarthy
Latasha Pulliam
Linda Carty
Patricia Blackmon

Carlette Parker
* Date of Birth - 6/12/1963
* Date of Offence - 5/12/98
* Age at Time of Offence - 34
* Prior Occupation - Registered nurse assistant
* Education - Unknown
* Prior Prison Record – 1985 – Stole $44,000 from an elderly woman who was under her care.
* Location of Crime - Raleigh, North Carolina
* Race and Gender of Victim - White female
Crime Committed: Carlette Parker was a home health-care worker who kidnapped 88-year-old Alice Covington, withdrew money from Covington's account, then drowned her in a bathtub. When examined, Covington had bruising around her ankles and legs, pepper spray on her clothing, and possible burns from a stun gun. At the time of her arrest, Parker had a stun gun and pepper spray in her possession. In 1985, Parker pled guilty to sixteen felony counts of obtaining property by false pretences from eighty-five-year-old Catherine Stevenson, for whom defendant provided care. She forged bank withdrawal slips in the amount of $44,000. Parker was convicted of kidnapping and murder of Alice Covington, and given the death penalty. Source: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
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