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Gerald Albert GALLEGO





Classification: Murderer
Characteristics: Revenge
Number of victims: 2
Date of murders: 1954
Date of arrest: September 14, 1954
Date of birth: 1929
Victims profile: Two police officers
Method of murder: Shooting
Location: Jackson County, Mississippi, USA
Status: Executed by asphyxiation-gas in Mississippi on March 3, 1955

When he was paroled he fled California, eventually landing in Mississippi where he, in two separate incidents, killed two police officers.  In 1955, Gerald Albert Gallego received the dubious distinction of being the first man executed in Mississippi’s new gas chamber.  



MO: Cop-hating father of GERALD ARMAND GALLEGO; murdered lawmen out of spite for a previous beating by police.

DISPOSITION: Executed Mar. 3, 1955.


Gerald Albert Gallego


Gerald Albert Gallego Captured by Police

Gerald Gallego stands at the edge of a parched cornfield after bloodhounds sniffed him out from behind a tree to end Mississippi's greatest manhunt.



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