WARNING: The following crime summaries contain graphic descriptions of one or more murders and may not be suitable for all audiences or ages.
Date Received: 03/14/1984
Location: San Quentin State Prison
County of Trial: San Mateo
Sentence Date: 03/12/1984
County of Residence: Unknown
County of Offense: San Mateo
Offense Date: 04/25/1981
Court Action: Affirmed
Court Date: 03/25/1991
Case #: C10632
Victims: Patty Geddling, Stacie Benjamin
Donald Beardslee was convicted of First Degree Murder in the deaths of two young women, Patty Geddling and Stacie Benjamin, on April 25, 1981, in an apparent drug-related murder. At the time of the murders, Beardslee was on parole for murder in Missouri.
Donald Beardslee was executed by lethal injection at San Quentin State Prison on Jan. 19, 2005. He was pronounced dead at 12:29 a.m. There were no last words.