Carl Austin Hall

Carl Austin Hall

Age: 34

Crime: Heady & Carl Austin Hall kidnapped a young boy named Bobby Greenlease. They demanded $600,000 in ransom, at the time the largest ransom in the history of the nation, which was paid. Unknown to the family, Heady & Hall had already killed and buried Bobby soon after the abduction.

Execution Date: December 18th, 1953

Noted Details: Judge who sentenced Heady & Carl called it the “most cold blooded, brutal murder” he had ever tried. They were executed side by side.

Last Meal: None mentioned.