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The next day, police officers entered her apartment and found Riggs and rushed her to the hospital.
During the death penalty phase, Riggs would not allow attorneys to put on a defense, saying she wanted a death sentence.
These executions constitute about 2.9% of the total of confirmed executions in the United States since 1608.
Sixteen female offenders have been executed since 1976.
Smith then confronted her about rumors that she had threatened to have her son killed.
Lois Smith's attorneys said she was trying to protect her son and was under the influence of alcohol and drugs at the time.
She wrote suicide notes saying "I hope one day you will forgive me for taking my life and the life of my children.
Lynda Lyon Block in Alabama on May 10, 2002 - Lyon shot Alabama police Sergeant Roger Motley, Jr.
outside of a Wal-Mart during a gunfight between him and her common-law husband, George Sibley, Jr.
By Sibley's own account, he was trying to explain to Motley why he didn't need a driver's license when Motley put his hand on his service revolver. Motley took cover behind his patrol car; witnesses stated Sibley fired first. Witnesses stated that she was in a crouched position when she fired; she said she fired just as she stopped running toward Motley.
Marilyn Plantz in Oklahoma on May 1, 2001 - Plantz hired her teenage boyfriend Clifford Bryson and his friend William Mc Kimble to kill her husband for about 0,000 in life insurance.
Entering his home after work, he was ambushed by Bryson and Mc Kimble and beaten with bats while Plantz and kids were asleep in bed. Read "Oklahoma Woman Faces Execution" by Lois Nadean Smith in Oklahoma on December 2, 2001- Smith was convicted of killing her son's 21- year old ex-girlfriend, Cindy Baillie in July 1982.