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Jackley releases letter from killer Robert

October 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is releasing a letter he received last week from an inmate executed Monday night.
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Lawyer: Orderly nature of execution masked action

October 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The lawyer for a man executed Monday night in South Dakota says the procedure was orderly but masked what was happening.
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Guard’s widow says public ‘safer’ after execution

October 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS(AP) The wife of slain prison guard Ronald “R.J.” Johnson says the death of his killer won’t bring her husband back, but she hopes Eric Robert’s execution will make the public in general a “little bit safer.”
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SD executes inmate who killed prison guard

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Eric Robert, 50, received lethal injection and was pronounced dead at the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls.
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Death penalty groups gather ahead of execution

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) People who oppose and support the death penalty have gathered outside of the state penitentiary in Sioux Falls ahead of the scheduled execution of Eric Robert Monday night.
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Official says 2 SD executions in weeks an anomaly

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota has had only one execution in the past 65 years. Now, two death row inmates are to die within a matter of weeks.
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Killer’s friends, family not expected at execution

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Four witness rooms surround the lethal-injection chamber where convicted killer Eric Robert is set to be executed, but Robert’s lawyer says none of his client’s friends or family is expected to attend.
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Eric Robert: From model citizen to death row

October 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Man headed to death chamber tonight had seemingly normal, productive life before turning to crime. Continue Reading

Inmate who killed guard to be executed Monday

October 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A man convicted of killing a South Dakota prison guard during a failed escape attempt is set to die by lethal injection Monday, the state Department of Corrections announced Friday.
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SD gov will not intervene in death penalty cases

October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he does not plan to intervene in the upcoming executions of two men.
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