Abraham Bonowitz, co-founder of Death Penalty Action, speaks to the Tribune-Star on today's developments at the Federal Prison Complex-Terre Haute.
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As opponents of the first federal execution since 2003 gathered this morning near U.S. Penitentiary Terre-Haute, the mood soon changed from extremely somber to a cheer and clapping. The group learned U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered a new delay in federal executions.
Daniel Lewis Lee, convicted in the 1996 murder of three family members in Arkansas, was executed by lethal injection shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the U.S. Penitentiary Terre Haute. It was the first federal execution in 17 years.
Citing a Trump campaign email blast, the co-director of a group opposing the federal death penalty said Thursday the email provides evidence the executions are a "political stunt."
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Robert Lee Minter, age 76, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Robert was born November 2, 1943 to the late Clarence and Roxie Johnson Minter. He was an Air Force Veteran of Vietnam War, former employee of K & I Railroad, former proprietor of Orlando Pizza in Marengo and retired secur…
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