Velma Barfield– How Did the Criminal Die?

Velma Barfield died at age 52, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding criminal Velma Barfield's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

The first woman to be executed by lethal injection in the U.S., and the first woman to be executed after the 1976 resumption of the death penalty.

She developed an addiction to drugs after a surgery caused her to have chronic and severe back pain.

She was convicted of killing one person, but she confessed to killing six.

How did Velma Barfield die?

Information about the death of Velma Barfield
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death52 years
BirthdayOctober 29, 1932
Death dateNovember 2, 1984
Place of deathCentral Prison, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Place of burialN/A