Berry, 49, was convicted in 1988 of beating 56-year-old Mary Bounds to death. He kidnapped Bounds outside her Houston, Mississippi, church in November 1987, killed her and dumped her body in a wooded area. He later confessed to the crime.
He was pronounced dead at 6:15 p.m. local time at Parchman prison, said Tara Booth, spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Corrections. (Source)
Justice was served.