Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa Ann Coleman was executed in Texas today, 10 years following her conviction for the murder of her girlfriend's son, 9-year-old Davontae Williams. Coleman reportedly beat and starved the boy at the time of his death.
Coleman was be the sixth woman put to death in Texas since the state reenacted the death penalty in 1982 according to the Death Penalty Information center, and the second woman put to death in 2014 in the U.S. alone. Death row executions for females are quite rare. According to the Office of the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney, only 14 female inmates have been executed since the Supreme Court lifted the moratorium on capital punishment in 1976. That encompasses just 1.01 percent of the 1,385 executions performed in the United states since the moratorium was lifted.
Take a look at the gallery above to see some of the notable, rare female inmates serving death row sentences in the United States.
PHOTOS: Women on death row
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Lisa Ann Coleman, left, and Wendi Andriano, right, are two notable women who have served on death row. Coleman was executed Wednesday night in Texas.