The only visible reaction Ronnie Lee Gardner gave to meeting death via a Utah firing squad was a clenched fist and a raised left arm, according to rep...
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Ronnie Lee Gardner, a convicted murder, was executed early morning Friday by the State of Utah's firing squad. It's hard not to see what happened in Utah with disgust.
Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed at approximately 12:05 AM at the Utah State Correctional Facility. More than other death penalty cases, this one stirred strong emotion because it was carried out by firing squad.
Utah attorney general Mark Shurtleff used a decidedly modern medium to announce the old-fashioned execution of Ronnie Lee Gardner, a convicted murdere...
The death penalty is increasingly falling into disuse. Even in Utah, despite a splashy appearance on the executing stage, executions are very rare, with less than a dozen people on death row.
By Peggy Fletcher Stack of The Salt Lake Tribune
Religion News Service
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) After convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner announced his i...
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