Christa Pike

10, 1976
West Virginia
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10, 1976 (age 44)
West Virginia


Criminal convicted of the 1995 torture and murder of 19-year-old Colleen Slemmer. She received the death penalty for her crimes at age 20, making her the youngest woman to be sentenced to death in the United States since the Furman v. Georgia Supreme Court decision of 1972.

Before Fame

She had a tumultuous early life, dropping out of high school and participating in Tennessee's Job Corps program.


In 2012, she was found to have conspired with a corrections officer on a plan to escape from prison. Her plan was discovered by authorities before it could be carried out.

Family Life

She was twice kicked out of her father's house.

Associated With

She and Darlie Routier are both women who were sentenced to death for murder.