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Arkansas Executes Inmate After Supreme Court Gives Go-ahead

Epoch Times Friday, 21 April 2017
Arkansas Executes Inmate After Supreme Court Gives Go-aheadLITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the inmate’s request to halt the lethal injection in a late-night ruling.

Ledell Lee, 51, was the first to be put to …
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After the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a setback to the state's plan to resume capital punishment, Arkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week. The scheduled executions are the first in nearly 12 years for Arkansas. The Supreme Court ruling spared the life of an inmate...

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