For Third Time This Week, the Federal Government Carries Out an Execution

Dustin Lee Honken was put to death by lethal injection for the 1993 murders of five people.

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Dustin Honken Executed: Third Federal Government Execution This Week

Dustin Lee Honken was put to death by lethal injection for the 1993 murders of five people.

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Government Executes Wesley Ira Purkey, Second Federal Death Row Prisoner in a Week

Wesley Ira Purkey was killed by lethal injection at the penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., for killing a teenage girl more than two decades ago.

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Government Executes Second Federal Death Row Prisoner in a Week

Wesley Ira Purkey was killed by lethal injection at the penitentiary in Terre Haute, Ind., for killing a teenage girl more than two decades ago.

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Daniel Lewis Lee Executed: Government Carries Out First in 17 Years

Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.

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Government Carries Out First Federal Execution in 17 Years

Hours after a 5-4 vote by the Supreme Court, Daniel Lewis Lee was put to death by lethal injection in Terre Haute, Ind., for his role in the 1996 murder of a family of three.

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Judge Moves to Delay Federal Execution Scheduled for Monday

A district court in Washington, D.C., put the execution of Daniel Lewis Lee on hold hours before it was to be carried out. The Justice Department immediately appealed.

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Court Clears Way for First Federal Execution in 17 Years to Proceed

Daniel Lewis Lee is set to be put to death after an appeals panel rejected a suit from his victims’ family members, who said the coronavirus prevented them from traveling to the execution.

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Federal Executions to Resume Amid a Pandemic and Protests

The administration is pressing ahead with the first federal execution in 17 years as demonstrators seek changes to the criminal justice system and lawyers have trouble visiting death-row clients.

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