Crime: Convicted of the brutal murder, beating and burning death of Mrs. Mary Santo, age 56. The crime took place on December 12th, 1943 in Pacific, Missouri.
Execution Date: August 16th, 1946
Noted Details: Ellis acted in concert with Jesse Sanford who was executed on the same date. The motive for the crime was robbery, which netted only $5.00.
Last Meal: None mentioned.