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Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

21 April 2017
Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years
The US State of Arkansas has executed its first inmate in 12 years.

This comes after the US Supreme Court denied requests to halt the execution of convicted murderer Ledell Lee.

The state had originally planned to kill eight people within an 11-day window prompting a battle in the courts.

US correspondent William Denselow reports