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New Evidence Suggests Executed Killer was Innocent

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New Evidence Suggests Executed Killer was Innocent Four years after an Arkansas man was executed for murdering someone, new evidence suggests the crime was committed by someone else. Ledell Lee, who was executed in April 2017, insisted he was innocent until his life ended. At the time, defense attorneys tried to get prosecutors to test new DNA evidence that had surfaced, but a judge denied the request, according to officials with the Innocence Project. Now the Innocence Project and the ACLU have released the results of the test, which was recently performed — and it reveals the DNA found on the murder weapon belonged to another man, the organizations reveal. “While this phase of the litigation and court-ordered DNA testing is now concluded, the investigation into the case remains open due to the possibility of a future database ‘hit’ to the unknown male DNA or unknown fingerprints from the crime scene,” says Nina Morrison, senior litigation counsel with the Innocence Project. Is this story a good argument for ending executions?

Should the judge who denied the DNA test face some kind of criminal charge?

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    Unrestricted with Dre Rawka (3P-7P) Being named “The Peoples Champ” Drerawka is definitely that. For more than 10 years Dre has been involved in the Salt Lake community rather if it’s delivering turkeys and gifts for families in need during the holidays or providing entertainment, Dre has been consistent. Born in Salt Lake City and raised in Portland, Oregon by a single father. Dre found his way back to Salt Lake in 2005 where he graduated from Cottonwood High School and pursued entertainment. Hosting shows around the valley at a young age Dre found his voice by being authentic, honest and humble. Dre never waited for an opportunity rather he went out and created his own opportunities while helping uplift others. Being a true creative learning audio and video production is one thing he is very happy about. Dre has many great qualities but if asked he will tell you he prides himself on being a model father and husband.

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