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    Rutledge Issues Statement Following the Federal Execution of Daniel Lee


    July 14, 2020

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement following the federal execution of Daniel Lewis Lee, convicted of killing a Pope County family of three, including an eight-year-old girl, in 1999.

    “I appreciate the leadership of our federal partners to ensure justice was carried out this morning,” said Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. “Today reaffirms that we are a country of laws and the most heinous offenses, like Lee’s act of torturing and murdering this Arkansas family, must be punished to the fullest extent of the law.”

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