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BREAKING: The Jacksonville city council just voted to test the DNA and fingerprints found at the scene of the crime that Ledell Lee was executed for in 2017. It’s too late for Ledell to get justice, but it’s never too late for the truth.

The plaintiffs hope the DNA and fingerprint evidence will exonerate Ledell Lee, who was convicted in a 1993 slaying and was executed in 2017. Get details on the case:

The DNA and fingerprints — both found at the scene of the crime Ledell Lee was executed for — should have been tested while he was alive. It’s too late for justice, but it’s not too late for truth.

The plaintiffs hope the DNA and fingerprint evidence will exonerate Ledell Lee, who was convicted in a 1993 slaying and was executed in 2017. More on the case:

Ledell Lee’s execution was Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court case. The city of Jacksonville has agreed to finally test DNA that could prove his innocence.

Ledell Lee’s execution was Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court case. The city of Jacksonville has agreed to finally test DNA that could prove his innocence.

Ledell Lee’s execution was Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court case. The city of Jacksonville has agreed to finally test DNA that could prove his innocence.

Ledell Lee’s execution was Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court case. The city of Jacksonville has agreed to finally test DNA that could prove his innocence.

Ledell Lee’s execution was Neil Gorsuch’s first Supreme Court case. The city of Jacksonville has agreed to finally test DNA that could prove his innocence.

The Jacksonville City Council voted to allow the tests that LedellLee’s family contends could exonerate Lee of the 1993 slaying of Debra Reese.

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Ledell Lee was the first of 8 executions scheduled in rapid succession by Arkansas in 2017 due to an expiring supply of lethal injection drugs. We need to know if key DNA found at the crime scene matches his, or if the state executed an innocent man.

Ledell Lee should be alive today. We all deserve justice, not the arbitrariness of the death penalty.

We've long known that the death penalty is deeply biased and cruel. An examination of Ledell Lee's case reminds us that it's also reserved for people who are unable to afford a quality defense.

Ledell Lee was likely innocent when Arkansas executed him in April 2017, says a lawsuit that calls on authorities to release evidence that could prove it

Ledell Lee was executed last night by the state of Arkansas. It was not justice and we will continue to fight #8in10 

We raced to save Ledell Lee from dying over the justice system's mistakes. But Arkansas executed him. #deathpenalty 

We raced to save Ledell Lee from dying over the justice system's mistakes. But Arkansas executed him. #deathpenalty 

Arkansas executes inmate Ledell Lee, the first to die before a supply of a lethal injection drug was set to expire. For background:

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