How Many People Died in the Salem Witch Trials?

The total number of deaths as a result of the Salem witch trials was 21. Over four trials, one was executed in the first trial in June of 1692, then five were executed in the second, another five in the third, and eight in the forth. Five more were convicted but were pregnant and their executions postponed. One died in prison. One man was killed by laying a large stone on his chest because he would not enter a plea.