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Florida man who was sentenced to death for the murder of nine-year-old Jessica Lunsford in February 2005. His case and the media attention surrounding it inspired the creation of Jessica’s Law and the Jessica Lunsford Act.
He had been arrested more than 20 times on charges ranging from burglary to indecent exposure.
He died of cancer while awaiting the death penalty in September 2009.
His sister is Dorothy Marie Dixon, who was his housemate at the time he committed his crimes.
He and Tiffany Cole were both given death sentences for murder in the state of Florida.
How did John Couey die?
John Couey's death was caused by anal cancer.John Evander Couey, 51, died at 11:15 a.m. ET of natural causes, a Florida Department of Corrections spokeswoman told CNN. He had been taken to a Jacksonville, Florida, hospital from Florida State Prison in Starke, Florida.
|Cause of death||Anal Cancer|
|Age of death||51 years|
|Death date||September 30, 2009|
|Place of death||Jacksonville, Florida, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|