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Gardner Put To Death

Trent Nelson.
Ronnie Lee Gardner's execution chair.

By Jenny Brundin

Salt Lake City, UT –
Last night, Ronnie Lee Gardner became the first person put to death by firing squad in the United States in 14 years. He was pronounced dead at 12:17 a.m. this morning, ending 25 years of appeals on a crime that took place in 1985. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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