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Arkansas Puts Ledell Lee to Death, in Its First Execution Since 2005

NYTimes.com Friday, 21 April 2017 ()
A cascade of criticism and legal developments did not halt the execution on Thursday night, the first of several scheduled for this month.
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The state of Arkansas executed death row inmate Ledell Lee late Thursday, its first death sentence since 2005. Lee is the first of four inmates scheduled to die before the end of the month, before a supply of a lethal injection drug expires. Lee did not make a final statement. Instead of a last meal,...

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