Westley Allan Dodd Killer and molester of young boys Westley Allan Dodd began sexually assaulting children when he himself was a teen. Over time, his appetite became more cruel and Dodd began killing. He was captured while trying to abduct a 6-year-old boy from a movie theater. In 1993, Dodd was put to death by hanging in Walla Walla, WA.
Westley Allan Dodd killings: A gruesome anniversary
Hanging proponents cheer outside the Washington State penitentiary 05 January 1993 after confessed child killer Westley Allan Dodd died by hanging. Dodd was the first person executed by hanging in the nation since 1965.