First Woman Executed in the U.S. in Five Years http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/09/23/womans-execution-nears-virginia/?test=latestnews She killed her husband and stepson for insurance money. How horrible and so full of greed. May the victims Rest in Peace. Snip The first woman executed in the United States in five years was put to death in Virginia on Thursday for arranging the killings of her husband and a stepson over a $250,000 insurance payment. Teresa Lewis, 41, died by injection at 9:13 p.m. Thursday, authorities said. She became the first woman executed in Virginia in nearly a century. Supporters and relatives of the victims watched her execution at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt.