Executed Inmate Summary – Donald Beardslee

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Name: Beardslee, Donald
CDC# C-82702
Sex: M

  • Alias: None
  • Date Received: 03/14/1984
  • Education: Unknown
  • Location: San Quentin State Prison
  • Married: No

Sentence:

  • County of Trial: San Mateo
  • Sentence Date: 03/12/1984
  • County of Residence: Unknown
  • County of Offense: San Mateo
  • Offense Date: 04/25/1981
  • Court Action: Affirmed
  • Court Date: 03/25/1991
  • Case #: C10632

Victims: Patty Geddling, Stacie Benjamin

Co-Defendant: None

Summary:

Donald Beardslee was convicted of First Degree Murder in the deaths of two young women, Patty Geddling and Stacie Benjamin, on April 25, 1981, in an apparent drug-related murder. At the time of the murders, Beardslee was on parole for murder in Missouri.

Execution:

Donald Beardslee was executed by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison on Jan. 19, 2005. He was pronounced dead at 12:29 a.m. There were no last words.