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SD inmate sentenced to death in guard killing

February 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A judge on Monday sentenced a South Dakota inmate to death for his part in the killing of a prison guard during an unsuccessful escape attempt. Continue Reading

South Dakota looks at changing method for lethal injection

October 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota is considering changing its lethal injection procedure after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said it could not use its supply of a key ingredient in executions, South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday.
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Texas executes Mexican national after court stay rejected

July 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Texas executed a Mexican citizen Thursday for the rape-slaying of a teenager after he and the White House pleaded in vain for a Supreme Court stay, saying he was denied help from his home country that could have helped him avoid the death penalty.
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