Executions · Ohio

Man executed for the murder of his teenage robbery accomplice

January 10, 1936 Eddyville, Kentucky Neal Bowman is executed for murdering his 17-year-old robbery accomplice Bowman had been involved in a robbery gang in Kentucky after escaping from an Ohio “prison for the criminal insane.” One of his gang mates was Comer Franklin, a 17-year-old who apparently wanted to leave his criminal life behind. Fearing… Continue reading Man executed for the murder of his teenage robbery accomplice