MORNING BRIEF: Arkansas executes inmate for first time in nearly 12 years, sparking legal debate
Friday, 21 April 2017 (6 days ago)
Arkansas has executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of its plan to execute several inmates before a drug expires April 30, despite court rulings that have already spared three men. Ledell Lee's execution was the first in the state since 2005. He was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. Thursday, four...
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